Governors

What is a school Governing Body?

Governing bodies are responsible for the strategic management of a school and will make decisions about a wide range of issues.

Their core responsibilities involved are:

  • Ensuring accountability
  • Acting as a ‘critical friend’ to the Head Teacher
  • Monitoring and evaluating the school’s progress
  • Budgetary allocation and control
  • Planning for the long term future of the school
  • Setting the school’s aims and values
  • Appointing senior members of staff including the Headteacher

At Royal Cross the governing body is usually split in to a small number of committees

  • RESOURCES - responsible for Finance, Health & Safety & Premisies development.
  • ONLINE SAFETY - responsible for online safety across school and monitoring of any incidents.
  • CURRICULUM & ASSESSMENT - responsible for monotoring pupil achievment & curriculum delivery.

These committees will meet separately from the main governing body to discuss relevant issues in more detail. Discussion is then fed back at a full governing body meeting.

We are currently recruiting for a Parent Governor. Please get in touch with school if you would like more information.

 

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