GOVERNANCE

Our Mission Statement: ‘Excellence and Enjoyment Together in God’s Love’

EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE

The purpose of governance is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance.  All boards, no matter what type of schools or how many schools they govern, have three core functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

 

OFSTED Report February 2013

‘The headteacher… is supported well by a knowledgeable and challenging governing body.  There is a crystal clear vision of how successful the school can be.  It is based on a relentless and highly effective drive to improve…’