Our Lady St Gerard's RC Primary School

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22nd November 17
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The Governance Statement

In accordance with the Government's requirements for all governing bodies, the three core strategic functions of the Our Lady & St. Gerard's Primary School Governing Body are:

1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction and ensure all statutory duties are met;

2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and the performance management of staff;

3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and ensuring its money is well spent.


The Governing Body have two working committees:

1. Resources Committee (Chair: Mr John Kingswood)

~ To monitor the finances of the school, oversee the financial performance of the school and ensure any money is spent effectively.

~ Oversee the maintenance and development of school premises.

~ Ensure that there are robust health and safety procedures and practices.

2. Standards and Effectiveness Committee (Chair: Mr EdwinTaylor)

~ Monitor and review teaching and learning, school data and statistics in order to identify strengths and areas for development.

~ Ensure that high quality and skilled staff challenge children to achieve their full potential.