The governing body is responsible for the conduct of its school, and must promote high standards of educational achievement at the school. It is the school’s accountable body and as such:
* provides a strategic view of the school by establishing a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school within an agreed policy framework. It appoints and performance manages the headteacher, agreeing the school improvement strategy which includes setting statutory targets with supporting budgets and staffing structures;
* monitors and evaluates the work of the school by reviewing the performance of the headteacher, the effectiveness of the policy framework, progress towards targets, and the effectiveness of the school improvement strategy;
* signs off the self evaluation process and responds to school improvement service and OFSTED reports as necessary. In addition it holds the headteacherto account for the performance of the school and ensures that parents are involved, consulted and informed as appropriate, with information to the community being made available as required. (NGA)
At Beam County Primary School, the governing body has adopted the following principles and procedures:
Purpose of the governing body:
The governing body is the key strategic decision making body in the school, setting the strategic framework and ensuring it meets all its statutory duties. Raising achievement is at the heart of a governing body’s strategic role; every child has the right to attend a good school.
The governing body has the following core strategic functions:
Establishes the strategic direction
Ensuring financial probity
To read the full Code of Conduct for the Governing Body, press here.
To view our Governors’ Declaration of Interest, press here.