Every school in England has a Governing Body which is responsible for overseeing many of the strategic decisions of the school. A key role of the board is to act as a ‘critical friend’: to support, to challenge, to ask questions and ultimately to represent the whole school community. The Governing Board of Dogsthorpe Infant School works in close partnership with the headteacher, staff and advisers responsible for the education provision at the Local Authority.
Whilst the headteacher is responsible for the day to day running of our school, its governors are involved in a whole range of discussions and decisions such as staffing, curriculum, school buildings and finance. This ensures the school continues to function well and maintains its extensive programme of academic and social objectives.