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West Kingsdown Church of England Primary School

West Kingsdown Church of England Primary School

Our Governors

The Governing body has the following core strategic functions:

Establishing the strategic direction, by:

  • Setting the vision, values, and objectives for the school
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
  • Meeting statutory duties

Ensuring accountability, by:

  • Appointing the Headteacher
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils by monitoring progress towards targets
  • Performance managing the Headteacher
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the performance management of staff
  • Engaging with stakeholders
  • Contributing to school self-evaluation

Ensuring financial probity, by:

  • Setting the budget
  • Monitoring spending against the budget
  • Ensuring value for money is obtained
  • Ensuring risks to the school organisation are managed