Governing bodies are responsible for working with the school to ensure that it delivers a good quality education. Together with the Headteacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management, the governors set the school’s aims and policies.
Key Roles of the Governors
To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
To ensure accountability for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
To oversee the financial performance of the school and ensure value for money
To support and challenge and undertake the role of ‘critical friend’
Please see the Department for Education Governors' Handbook for a detailed description of role of the Governing Body.
The Governing body meets six times a year (twice a term) as a whole body.
The Governing Board of Thorney Close Primary School adopted a Code of Conduct on 21st October 2021.