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