Although headteachers are responsible for running schools on a day-to-day basis, all schools are ultimately run by a board of governors. A range of different people are included on the Governing Body, including staff, parents, business people, community leaders and local councillors – you can find out more about our Governors below.
Our Governing Body has five main roles:
If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors, Victoria de Naeyer, you can write to her at the school and mark your envelope confidential, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Governors have an astute understanding of the schools context and are committed to doing the very best for the pupils… They hold leaders to account and carefully check the quality of education in the school for themselves."
Who are our governors? A full break-down of our governors, their roles, relevant financial interests and committee membership can be found here, in our Governor Information report.
Our Governing Body currently comprises:
If you are intersted in joining the Governing Body, please contact us at email@example.com.
As well as the five key roles listed above, Governors also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:
The full governing body meets every half-term. In addition to their main meetings there are two committees, which meet at least once a term:
If you're looking for a place in Nursery or Reception, you can find out lots more about our school in our Early Years Prospectus.
We're always keen to show potential new applicants around - just get in touch with the school office to arrange a tour.
Once you're ready to apply, head to the admissions page to find out more about the process - we run Nursery admissions ourselves, but from Reception upwards, these need to be made via Herts County Council.