Governors are responsible for overseeing the management side of a school: strategy, policy, budgeting and staffing. They enable their school to run as effectively as possible, working alongside senior leaders and supporting teachers to provide excellent education to children. Governors should be:
Governing bodies have considerable freedom regarding the delegation of work to committees or individuals and at Norcot we have three committees:
We carefully consider the tasks to be undertaken before making decisions on the delegation of responsibilities and we keep their working practices under review. The various committees meet at least once a term.
Governors are not asked to be, nor should they be, involved in day to day management, although they are able to and do monitor the work of the school. The Governing Body concentrates on matters relating to strategy and school effectiveness by:
OFSTED, during their inspections, expect to see evidence that the role of the Governing Body is being fulfilled.