The Highway, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 4PA
A Compassionate Learning Community
Our Governors work with senior leaders in the strategic development of the school and in raising standards of achievement. Duties include monitoring the teaching and learning aims, approving the school budget and appointing the Head Teacher. Our Governors both support and challenge the Head Teacher, they must gain an understanding of the school’s overall performance in order to explain its decisions and actions. They do this by attending regular meetings, carrying out school visits and meeting with the schools senior leaders. Governors work as a team and make collective decisions. If you are interested in becoming a school governor, please contact the Clerk to Governors by emailing email@example.com or telephoning the school on 01273 605700.
Register of Interest
All governors have sign the following declaration at the start of each academic year, disclosing any interest they might have in any contract to which the school is, or might be, party:
I hereby declare that, other than detailed below, I do not have any interest in any contracts to which the school is a party (other than a contract of employment with the school or the Local Authority.
I also undertake that, in the event of acquiring such an interest in any contract with the school or, if the school should enter, or consider entering into, a contract that would create such an interest, I will declare this interest to the Governing Body as soon as I become aware of such an interest or contract.
If I have a direct or pecuniary interest in that contract within the meaning of the law, I will take no part in any consideration or discussion of the contract, withdraw from any meeting of the Governing Body or committee that discusses the contract (unless I am allowed to remain) and not vote on any question with respect to it.
Record of Attendance
The Constitution of Governing Bodies in Maintained Schools (August 2015) requires Governing Bodies to publish individual governors’ attendance at meetings in the last year.
Governing Body Minutes :
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