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Note: The whole governance section is being modified for the new academic year.
Governors are appointed or elected by a number of bodies and groups including the Church, the Local Authority, the parents and the staff. Governors are representatives not delegates.
The Governing Board is responsible in law for the School, but it has a strategic role and doesn't get involved in operational matters like teaching or timetabling – these are the responsibility of the Headteacher. The Governing Board holds the Headteacher to account for their decisions.
All governing boards have three core functions:
The Governing Board holds the Headteacher to account by monitoring and asking the right questions. This often includes visiting the School to look at specific areas, such as safeguarding or behaviour.
The Governing Board's duties include:
Contacting the Governors