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Role of Governors

What do school governors do?

The governing body of a school is responsible for ensuring that it is run to promote pupil achievement. Its duties include:

  • setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • appointing, challenging and supporting the headteacher

The governing body is made up of:

  • parent governors (elected by parents)
  • staff representatives (elected by school staff)
  • local authority governors (appointed by the local authority)
  • community governors (members of the local community appointed by the governing body)

Applying to be a Governor

If you are interested in applying to become one of our school governor, please click here for more information, and to download an application form.

http://www3.hants.gov.uk/education/governors/governors-govrecruit.htm