Hello and welcome to the Governors pages of Shakespeare Infant School website. My name is Gordon Fowler and I am the current Chair of Governors. I have been a Governor for 4 years and the Chair since September 2016. Please read on to find out what the Governors role is and how we support our school.
The Role Of The Governing Body
The role of the Governing body is to help shape the strategic direction of the school and to safeguard the public interest in the school. As our role is strategic, we do not get involved in the day to day running of the school, this is the responsibility of the Head Teacher and the Senior Management Team. We ensure that they are accountable for decisions and actions taken. We oversee the maintaining of and improvement of standards of achievement within our school. We are also responsible for ensuring that the schools policies and administration meet statutory requirements and that our children are able to maximise the educational opportunities provided. We support the school in its continuous drive to improve the already high standard of education provided to our children.
The Governors are appointed to provide:-
The Governing Body are the strategic planners of the school, we
Individual Governors will also be involved in some of the following:-
Our Full Governing Body meets once every half term. We have 2 sub-committees which also meet once every half term and report back to the full Governing Body meetings.
All Governors, once appointed, share the responsibilities and work as a team.
We are proud of our school and feel privileged to support Jane Skinner and the staff in delivering a varied and stimulating education for our children.
If you are interested in becoming a Governor, have any questions or any suggestions and would like to contact me, you can leave a message at the office and I will contact you.