Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads
Please see the safeguarding section of our website under Policies > Safeguarding.
The Roles and Responsibilities of a School Governing Body
Governing bodies are typically made up of between 7 and 20 governors, comprising of members of school staff, members of the community, members of the Local Authority, parents and in church schools, members of the Diocese.
Their roles are to:
The role of governor is largely a thinking and questioning role, not a doing role. Governors must maintain a strategic view, and not get involved in the day-to-day management and operational responsibilities within school. The headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the governing board.
As part of the governing body team, a governor is expected to:-
Contribute to the strategic discussions at governing body meetings which determine:
Hold the senior leaders to account by monitoring the school’s performance; this includes:
Ensure the school staff have the resources and support they require to do their jobs well, including the necessary expertise on business management, external advice where necessary, effective appraisal and CPD (Continuing Professional Development), and suitable premises, and that the way in which those resources are used has impact.
Contacting the Governing Body
If you wish to contact the Governing Body, our Chair of Governors is John Gray.
Correspondence should be addressed to John Gray, Chair of Governors, Stalyhill Infant School and can be passed to him via the school office.
Meet our Governors
Mr J Gray - Chair - Co-opted Governor
Mrs L Lockett - Headteacher
Mrs L Plant - Staff Governor - Deputy Headteacher
Mrs S Stevens - Co-opted Governor
Mr D Carter - Co-opted Governor
Mrs S Clark - Co-opted Governor
Mrs C Whitmore - Parent Governor
Mrs G Parkes - Co-opted Governor