Annual Governance Statement 2019

Annual Governance Statement for the Governing Body of Newall Green Primary School.

In accordance with the Government’s requirement for all governing bodies, the 3 core strategic functions of Newall Green Primary School Governing Body are:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos, values and strategic direction;
  2. Holding the Head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils;
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

The Governing body is made up of 12 Governors:

1x head teacher governor, 2 parent governors, 2 staff governor, 1 Local Authority governor and 7 co-opted governors.

The Full Governing Body meets at least once each term, we also have 3 committees to consider different aspects of the school in detail. These committees are:

  • Curriculum Committee
  • Resources Committee
  • Pay and Performance Committee.

The work that we have completed in our committees:

  • School budget monitoring
  • Pupil premium / sports fund monitoring
  • Child protection Policy updated
  • Behaviour Policy updated
  • Staff allocation monitoring
  • Data analysed so that pupils make good progress from their starting points.
  • Attendance monitored and tracked

Governors Body development plan 2018-2019

·         To minimise the impact of the budget cuts so that pupils have access to all the support needed to make outstanding progress.

·         To develop a clearer understanding of the difficulties the school faces around attendance and to facilitate change to improve pupil attendance.

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