The Governing Body is accountable to all stakeholders in the school. The key players are the pupils, the staff, the parents and the local community. There are others to whom the Governing Body is accountable. These include the Local Authority (LA) and the Department for Education (DfE). The governing body is responsible for spending public money and for providing education for the pupils. It must report to those involved on the plans, the progress of the school and any other matters that are important. Some of the Governing Body's tasks are:
- Set the vision, values and objectives for the school.
- Meet statutory duties.
- Consider, agree and monitor School's annual budget.
- Develop procedures for the recruitment and selection of all school staff.
- Determine the pay policy for the School.
- Directly manage the Headteacher's performance.
- Ensure the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum in line with the national curriculum, which takes account of individual needs, and report on achievement and attainment to all stakeholders.
- Engage with all stakeholders.
- Celebrate success.
In addition to Full Governing Body meetings, there are two committees that meet termly and their remit is as follows:
- Resources Committee - Finance, Personnel and Premises.
- Curriculum Committee - Curriculum, Assessment and Achievement.