Governor News

A warm welcome from the Governors of Severnbanks Primary School.

We hope you find the information on the website useful in providing information about the Governors and the work of the school. If ever you would like to know how more details about the work of the Governing Body and even join them then please feel free to approach a Governor to ask!

Governor Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the governing body are wide and varied.

Key roles of governors:

  • To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction

  • To hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff

  • To oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent

We also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:

  • Act as employer of school staff

  • Appointing staff

  • Agree the Admissions Policy

  • Agree policy on the school's curriculum and collective worship

  • Making sure school buildings are welcoming and safe

  • Be responsible for the Health and Safety of Pupils

  • Setting and monitoring the school's aims and policies