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Governor Responsibilities

Governors with specific responsibilities

The following governors are appointed annually by the Governing Board:

The Chair of the Governing Board  has overall responsibility to ensure the effective working of the Governing Board.  It is a job that involves a great amount of work and sensitivity, not only in chairing meetings but also having an understanding of every area of the school’s life.

The Vice-Chair supports the Chair.

The Training Governor co-ordinates governor training and induction of new governors, and also acts as a link with the LA and other governing bodies.

The Special Educational Needs (SEN) Governor monitors the working of the SEN policy to ensure children on the SEN register are supported as required, and works with the SEN co-ordinator.

The Literacy Governors  work with the Head Teacher and the Literacy Achievement Leader to ensure that  English learning is running smoothly & top quality throughout the school.

The Numeracy Governor carries out the same function as the literacy governor, but for numeracy [Maths]

The Child Protection [Safeguarding] Governor works alongside the school to monitor and be aware of Child Protection issues.

The Emergency Governor works alongside the school to ensure appropriate emergency procedures are in place and  are  reviewed annually

A governor is linked to each year group, to visit and take an interest in that class, and be aware of any particular issues on a  termly basis

For  details  of  committee membership and  governors roles/responsibilities see  Terms of Office and Governance Structure from the drop-down menu.