Governors

The three main functions of the Local Governing Board are:

  • Setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governors are mindful too of the requirements of our children’s parents and carers and their need to be informed about the overall leadership and management of the school and how it affects safety, learning and the enjoyment of their children.

To achieve all these objectives Governors continually evaluate their own roles and monitor the school’s performance through data and liaison with the staff and pupils. Relevant information is shared with all families and interested parties through the website and newsletters.

School Development Plan (SDP) - 5 Key Plans.

Governors regularly monitor the SEF (Self-evaluation form) and SDP. Through focused meetings governors consult and contribute to both documents.

The SDP is a working document which outlines the areas for school development; what the school needs to do to improve further, the actions required to achieve planned improvement and an on-going e


Structure of Whitehouse Primary Governing Body and Committees 2021-22

GOVERNOR’S RESPONSBILITIES

Governors Code of Conduct Policy

FINANCE, PERSONNEL AND STAFFING 

Chair - TBC

Dudley Rogers

Julie Dorr

Don Irving 

Dawn Palmer

CURRICULUM

Chair - TBC

Dudley Rogers

Susie Jones

Matthew Harkey

Kieran Ogden

Julie West

BUILDINGS, HEALTH & SAFETY AND SAFEGUARDING 

Chair - TBC

Dudley Rogers

Don Irving

Fran Hale

Rebecca Mellody

HEADTEACHERS PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT 

 Dudley Rogers

Julie Dorr

Dawn Palmer

ADMISSIONS

3 Governors to be agreed as required. 

HEARINGS AND APPEALS 

3 Governors to be agreed as required.

Safeguarding, Child Protection, Looked After Children Fran hale
Pupil Premium / SEND & More Able Julie West
EYFS Susie Jones
Health & Safety Don Irving
Core Subjects  Dudley Rogers
Foundation Subjects  Julie Dorr & Matthew Harkey
Behaviour Dawn Palmer