The job of a Governing Body is to work with the Head Teacher and senior leadership team to ensure every pupil gets the best possible education. There are 12 governors at St Peter’s School:
Foundation governors – Jane Morris, Alan Garrow and Linda McPhee
Parent governors – Brian Kelly, Andrew Mawdsley, Damian Pocknell and Olivia Thompson
Head Teacher – Julia Collins
Staff governor – Emily Crankshaw
Co-opted governors – Helena Fishburn, Val Rogers, Anthony Barker
Jane Morris can be contacted at email@example.com
The Governing Body has responsibility for ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction; holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is spent effectively.
The Governing Body meets once a term in full but most of its work is carried out at the sub-committees. The Teaching & Learning, Finance, Inclusion and Faith committees also meet at least once a term with additional meetings held as required.
Governors at St Peter’s also do much more than this; they regularly visit school bringing with them a whole host of skills and experience.