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Mayespark Primary School

Mayespark Primary School

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Governors

The Role of Governors                                                      

The governors of Mayespark Primary School are volunteers drawn from the school’s community. It includes parents, representatives of the staff, representatives of the local authority and others with particular skills and experience to contribute. As a group, the governors are committed to the school as a vital part of the local community and to helping it provide the best possible education for our young people.

The governors share and endorse the vision of the school to equip every Mayespark pupil with the knowledge and skills to develop as individuals, to contribute as citizens of the future and to build happy and fulfilling lives.

Governor Responsibilities

At Mayespark Primary School the governors make important collective decisions and our governing body is answerable to parents and the wider community. Governors are responsible for helping to provide an environment in which a good quality education can be delivered. The specific responsibilities of the governing body include:

Promoting high standards of education and achievement

  • Planning the school's long-term future
  • Setting the school's aims and values
  • Appointing senior staff, including the Headteacher
  • Budgetary allocation and control
  • Acting as a critical friend to the Headteacher by providing
  • Support and challenge

Governors are not involved in the day-to-day management of the school; that is the responsibility of the Head teacher.

The governing body meets at least twice each term. The governors are expected to attend meetings, visit the school regularly and some governors have links with specific subjects they have a special interest in or can add value.

Contact Chair of Governors

 or alternatively contact Pam Porter, Clerk to Governors at the school