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About the Governors

Introduction
School governors are people who make a positive contribution to the school community by working with the Headteacher to promote continuous improvement in the school’s performance.  Their contribution is voluntary and they generally meet twice a term and visit the school regularly.
 
Who are they?
The Governing Body (GB) of Manor Junior School consists of nine people listed below:

Role

Name of Governor

Local Authority Governors

  1. Ms Rita Fisher (Chair)

Co-opted Governors

  1. Ms Anne Saliu
  2. Ms Shelly Miah
  3. Vacancy

Parent Governors* (elected)

  1. Ms Shahanara Begum
  2. Ms Efua Ampah
  3. Ms Reha Ullah

Staff Governors (elected)

  1. Ms Julie Kemp

Headteacher (Acting)

  1. Ms Karen Noble

*Once elected, parent governors have the same role and responsibility as other Governors.  They are not a representative of the parents and carers of the school.
 

What do Governors do?
Together with the Headteacher, Governors are responsible for making sure our school provides a good quality education for all children and supports their well-being.
 
Together as a Governing Body (GB), they do the following:

  • Set the vision and strategic direction of the school

  • Provide challenge and support to the Headteacher, by holding the Headteacher accountable for educational performance

  • Make decisions together on matters such as performance, targets, school policies and the School Development Plan

  • Monitor the impact of policies and oversee school budget and staffing

  • Report on school achievements and respond to inspection recommendations

  • Hear appeals from pupils and staff and consider complaints.

     
     
    How do they do this?  
     
    Governors fulfil these duties by:

     

  • Visiting the school on a regular basis;

  • Attending Governor Board meetings that take place twice per term;

  • Asking questions and considering documents prepared by the school;

  • Challenging the Headteacher in a constructive way;

  • Developing and supporting the values of the school.

     
    All Governors are aware of and accept the Seven Nolan Principles of Public Life:http://www.public-standards.gov.uk/about-us/what-we-do/the-seven-principles/

     
     
    How can you meet the Governors?
     
    All Governors can be contacted via the school office.
     


    Concerns about your child
     
    Remember: please see your child’s class teacher if you have any questions or concerns regarding your child.  If they cannot help, the next step is to make an appointment with the Year Head.

     

    Introduction
    School governors are people who make a positive contribution to the school community by working with the Headteacher to promote continuous improvement in the school’s performance.  Their contribution is voluntary and they generally meet twice a term and visit the school regularly.
     
    Who are they?
    The Governing Body (GB) of Manor Junior School consists of nine people listed below:

    Role

    Name of Governor

    Local Authority Governors

    1. Ms Rita Fisher (Chair)

    Co-opted Governors

    1. Ms Anne Saliu
    2. Ms Shelly Miah
    3. Vacancy

    Parent Governors* (elected)

    1. Ms Shahanara Begum
    2. Ms Efua Ampah
    3. Ms Reha Ullah

    Staff Governors (elected)

    1. Ms Julie Kemp

    Headteacher (Acting)

    1. Ms Karen Noble

    *Once elected, parent governors have the same role and responsibility as other Governors.  They are not a representative of the parents and carers of the school.
     

    What do Governors do?
    Together with the Headteacher, Governors are responsible for making sure our school provides a good quality education for all children and supports their well-being.
     
    Together as a Governing Body (GB), they do the following:

  • Set the vision and strategic direction of the school

  • Provide challenge and support to the Headteacher, by holding the Headteacher accountable for educational performance

  • Make decisions together on matters such as performance, targets, school policies and the School Development Plan

  • Monitor the impact of policies and oversee school budget and staffing

  • Report on school achievements and respond to inspection recommendations

  • Hear appeals from pupils and staff and consider complaints.

     
     
    How do they do this?  
     
    Governors fulfil these duties by:

     

  • Visiting the school on a regular basis;

  • Attending Governor Board meetings that take place twice per term;

  • Asking questions and considering documents prepared by the school;

  • Challenging the Headteacher in a constructive way;

  • Developing and supporting the values of the school.

     
    All Governors are aware of and accept the Seven Nolan Principles of Public Life:http://www.public-standards.gov.uk/about-us/what-we-do/the-seven-principles/

     
     
    How can you meet the Governors?
     
    All Governors can be contacted via the school office.
     


    Concerns about your child
     
    Remember: please see your child’s class teacher if you have any questions or concerns regarding your child.  If they cannot help, the next step is to make an appointment with the Year Head.