Welcome to the Governors page
Role of the Governors
Being a school governor is a very rewarding job. It gives you the opportunity to have a say in the development of the school. As a governor you will also be involved and aware of the latest developments in the way that children are being educated.
There is a team of Governors at Moorfield, including representing from teacher governors, parent governors and local education authority (LEA) governors. The term of office is 4 years, and an election process is adopted to ensure all candidates are given a fair chance.
What do governors do?
- Promote high standards
- Set targets for pupil achievement
- Appoint the head and deputy
- Assist with managing the school’s budget
- Discuss current curriculum issues
- Have involvement in devising action plans
How does a governing body work?
- Closely with the headteacher
- Makes decisions collectively as a team
- Often delegates decision making to committees
- Conducts most of its business at meeting