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Spetisbury

CofE Primary School

Growing and maturing in our learning journey ‘They are like trees that grow beside a stream, That bear fruit at the right time, And whose leaves do not dry up, They succeed in everything they do’ Psalms 1:3

Respect

‘Do for others what you want them to do for you’ Matthew 7:12

Honesty

‘Our love should not just be words and talk; it must be true love which shows itself in action’ 1 John 3:18

Reflection

‘Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord’ Lamentations 3:40

Compassion

‘The Lord is loving and merciful, slow to become angry and full of constant love’ Psalms 145 8:9

Teamwork

‘For the body itself is not made up of only one part, but of many parts’ 1 Corinthians 12:14

Perseverance

‘Happy is the person who remains faithful under trials’ James 1:12

Governors

Welcome from the Chair of Governors

 

                                                               

Welcome to the Governors’ pages of our website. Thank you for showing an interest in what we do as a Governing Body. My name is Rachel Rendell and I am the current chair of the Governing Body. I have been a governor for two years and the Chair since January 2019.

 

We work collaboratively with the Head Teacher and are legally responsible for ensuring the school provides the best possible education to all its pupils according to their needs and abilities and that the school is well-managed and financially sound.

The Role of the Governors

The Governors are appointed to provide:-

  • An independent view
  • A wide experience of the outside world
  • A visible form of accountability for the head teacher and staff of the school
  • A focus on long term development and improvement
  • Accountability to the community for the use of resources and the standards of teaching and learning in the school
  • Support for the head teacher and staff. 

 

The Governing Body are the strategic planners of the school, we:-

  • Employ others to carry out the work
  • Appoint the head teacher who is responsible for the day to day management of the school
  • Agree policies and practice which allows the head teacher to carry out their responsibilities
  • Agree principles and targets for improvement
  • Support and challenge the head teacher
  • Review our own working practices 

 

Individual Governors will also be involved in some of the following:-

  • School improvement plan
  • The curriculum
  • Headteacher performance management
  • Staff appointments
  • The financial management of the school
  • The training of governors

     

All Governors share the responsibilities and work as a team.

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