Bishop Gore School
Special Educational Needs / Child Protection / Health and Safety /
Looked After Children Governors
2017 - 2018
|Mr Alan Thomas||Special Educational Needs Governor
|Mrs Sue Soul
||Child Protection Governor|
|Mr Dave Perry
||Health and Safety Governor
|Cllr Mark Child||LAC Governor|
The governing body has a strategic role working with the headteacher to set the aims and objectives of the school, agreeing policies, targets and priorities to achieve the objectives and monitoring and evaluating the aims and objectives in order to promote high standards of achievement. The headteacher has day to day management of the school.
As a school governor, you will be part of a team. Individual governors do not act alone. It is only the full governing body that has legal duties and powers and all governors share that corporate responsibility.
School governing bodies play a key role in improving standards within schools. They:
The three main roles of the governing body are:
The strategic role, along with the critical friend and accountable role, contributes to raising the standards achieved by both the school and its learners. Governors carry out their strategic role by providing a framework for what they decide the school should achieve.
What are the benefits of being a school governor?