Governors have three main roles:

The Strategic Role
  • Having a vision for the school
  • Developing aims for the school
  • Forward planning so that all pupils can achieve the very best they can
The 'Critical Friend' Role
  • Monitoring and evaluating the school's work
  • Visiting the school
  • Ensuring that all meetings are effective by preparing questions and being well read on information given prior to meetings
The Accountability Role
  • Reporting on progress
  • Reciprocal accountability between school leaders and governors
  • The accountability to parents and the community they serve

School Governors make important collective decisions and are answerable to the parents and the community.

Local Governing Body

The Local Governing Body consists of:

Position Name
Chair of Governors Mr T Gibbon
Parent Mrs E Veral
Head of School Mrs C Smith
Nova Executive Head Mrs H Duffy
Staff Mr M Cohen
Community Mr S Butler
Community Mr G Simpson
Community Mrs E Streets
Director/CEO Mr J Tomasevic
Clerk to the Governors Mrs S Smith

Interim Executive Board Minutes

Governor Responsibilities

LGB member Link role/roles
Mr T Gibbon
  • Leadership & Management
  • Child Protection & Safeguarding
  • Health & Safety
Mrs E Streets
  • Teaching, Learning & Assessment
  • Pupil Premium
  • Sports Premium
Mr S Butler
  • Development, Behaviour & Welfare
Mrs E Veral
  • Outcomes
  • Early Years
  • SEND

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