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School Governors

Information about the role of the Governing Body


The governing body of Eastlands Primary School conducts its business to take account of the three roles outlined in the Governors’ Handbook:

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

The day to day management of the school is the responsibility of the head teacher and senior leadership team.


The composition of the governing body

The governing body has re-constituted for September 2015. It comprises 11 governors in total. Every governor appointed to the governing body is appointed on the basis of the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school. The number of governors in each category is determined through the Instrument of Government and is currently:

  • 1 head teacher
  • 1 elected staff governor
  • 3 elected parent governors
  • 1 local authority governor
  • 5 co-opted governor


Governing Body Terms of Reference 2016 - 2017


Governor Impact Log 2016-17 click HERE

Register of governors’ interests (From September 2016)

The attached document sets out the following:

  • relevant business interests of governors and details of any other educational establishments they govern
  • relationships between governors and members of the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives 

2018 - 2019 click HERE

2017 - 2018 click HERE

2016 - 2017 click HERE

2015 - 2016 click HERE

Governor Training

Click HERE to view training courses attended by governors.


Meetings of the governing body

full governing body meets seven times a year now with no committee meetings.

The full governing body meets seven times a year; all meetings are clerked.

Records of Governors' attendance at meetings:-

2018 - 2019 click HERE

2018 - 2019 click HERE

2017-2018 click HERE

2016 - 2017 click HERE

2015-2016 click HERE


How to become a governor

For further details about our vacancies on our governing body please contact our Clerk.

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