School Governors

Welcome to the Governance Section of The King’s C E School, Wolverhampton.
The role of the Governing Board is an important part of the overall system for school accountability.
In this section you can find out more about the role of the Governing Board in school, the work they do, who they are and how you can contact them.
The main role of the Governing Board is to provide strategic leadership and work with the Principal and staff to ensure our school provides good quality education and continues to strive for excellence through supporting, promoting and monitoring learning and learning outcomes.


The Strategic Role


In this role Governors:
• Play a lead part in planning and setting School Improvement Priorities and directing school resources
• Set policies to ensure the school achieves its aims and objectives, together with monitoring and evaluating progress towards them
• Focus on raising standards of achievement, establishing high expectations and promoting effective teaching and learning so that every student achieves his/her full potential
• Ensure that systems are in place to monitor progress and to use evidence to review progress against targets to ensure policies and practices are effective.
• Benchmark school achievements.


The Critical Friend Role


In this role Governors:
• Act as a source of challenge to the Principal as well as providing support and guidance
• Recognise and celebrate achievements and under performance
• Encourage strategies and bring about improvement.


The Accountability Role


In this role, governors:
• Discuss, question and refine proposals while respecting the professional roles of the Principal and other staff and their responsibilities for managing the school.
• Are prepared to account for the school’s performance and to explain its decisions and actions to anyone who has a legitimate interest.


The Governing Body consists of


a.   Eight Foundation Governors;
b.   Two Parent Governors;
c.   One LA Governor;
d.   One Staff Governor;
e.   One Principal;
f.   Two Co-opted Governor;
Total number of Governors:   15
The Lichfield Diocesan Board of Education shall appoint six Foundation Governors

Stephen Allen - Clerk to the Governing Board

Attendance Register

Register of business interests

Governors handbook including committee structure, constitution and link governors

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