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Governors

  • to enable strong leadership in teaching and learning within the school by providing support and challenge to the leadership team within the context of the Magna Learning Partnership (MLP) Strategic Plan, in so far as it relates directly to the individual school and its School Development Plan
  • to promote the individual ethos and values of the school and the wider ethos of the Trust within the local community
  • to monitor and evaluate school performance against agreed targets
  • to provide oversight, monitoring and challenge of the school budget
  • to set up, approve and review LGB sub-committees and their terms of reference
  • to act as a conduit for concerns, recommendations and sharing success between the local community and the Trust
  • to determine the individual school admissions policy (in line with the overarching MLP Admissions Policy)
  • to sit on panels for the recruitment of staff (in the case of recruitment of a Headteacher in conjunction with the Executive Headteacher and a member of the Standards Committee)
  • to sit on panels to support the Headteacher in making decisions on admissions, exclusions, disciplinary and grievance issues
  • along with a member of the Standards Committee and the Executive Headteacher, the LGB Chair will support the Headteacher during an Ofsted inspection
  • the LGB Chair will support the designated lead safeguarding officer in the event of any safeguarding disclosure and provide support in ensuring that the Safeguarding Policy is adequate and observed within the school, including carrying out internal audits.

If you have any queries regarding our Governing Board please contact the Clerk to the Governors, Bev Cornish clerkofgovs@trafalgar.wilts.sch.uk

Please click here to view the members of the Local Governing Board and click here for the declaration of interest summary.

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