We are very fortunate to have a committed and dedicated team of governors. Their role is crucial in the continuing success and development of Bishop Pursglove CE Primary School.
The law states that the purpose of governing bodies in our type of school, is to “conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement at the school” (Section 21(2) Education Act 2002).
In practice this means we have six core functions:
More information can be found in The Governance Handbook 2020 from the DfE.
Policies, set out in a clear way, form the framework within which our school operates. The monitoring of school policies is delegated to the committees; this is the time for governors to develop their strategic role, planning, monitoring and reviewing school progress. Policies are available for parents via the school office or on the policy page of this website.