The Governing Board at St.John’s consists of 7 foundation governors, 2 parent governors, 2 staff governors and 1 local authority governor - for more information on our Governors, click here.

For committee roles and responsibilities, category of governors, terms of office and attendance at meeting, please click here.

The key roles of governors is:

  • to ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • to hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  • to oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent.

They also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:

  • determining how the school's budget is spent
  • appointing and dismissing of staff
  • hearing appeals and grievances
  • forming policy on the school's curriculum
  • setting standards for pupils' behaviour and discipline
  • making sure school buildings are welcoming and safe.

All our Governors are very committed to the school's continuing improvement and have a schedule of meetings throughout the academic year to support St.John’s three year Strategic School Development Plan, meeting twice per term at a Full Governing Board meetings.  The Strategic Development Plan focuses on the key area of development for the school which include:

·Achievement and Standards

·Quality of teaching

·Behaviour and Safety

·Leadership and Management

Additionally, at each Full Governing Board meeting, other topics are discussed, which include:

  • Review of the previous school year achievement and standards

  • Development & review of the new strategic school plan

  • Review of link governor/lead teacher meetings

  • Finance

  • Pupil Premium

St.John’s Governors are immensely proud of the school and thank the team of dedicated staff who are committed to delivering the best for the children

Sue Ashley

Chair of Governing Board