The Role of the Governing Body
Governing bodies are elected strategic leaders who have a vital role to play in making sure every child gets the best possible education at their school. The law states that the main purpose of a governing body is to, 'conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement at the school'.
Their three core strategic functions are:
The governing body operates at a strategic level, leaving the head teacher and senior school leaders responsible and accountable to it for the operational day-to-day running of the school. Although governors are volunteers, they have a demanding role that requires skill and professionalism. As leaders of the school they are accountable to Ofsted for its effectiveness.
Governors duties include:
Walsall Wood Governors
We believe our governance to be very effective because we have:
Our governing body has been successfully re-constituted. All governors, (other than the Head) have a term of office of four years. Members are voted into the positions by either members of the governing body or in the case of parent representatives, by parents. All governors complete an annual skills audit and declaration of interest. Please find below details of our governors:
Name of School: 2218 WALSALL WOOD Date Updated: 02.11.17