Local Governing Bodies have the following functions:

  • Monitoring and evaluating School and Pupil progress and attainment

  • Monitoring and evaluating the school’s action plan, Raising improvement plan and SEF

  • Monitoring and evaluating the planning, development and delivery of the curriculum of the school

  • Being a source of challenge and support to the Head Teacher, Senior leaders and school staff

  • Acting as a link governor on a specific issue / aspect of the school, monitoring progress through visits and discussion with relevant staff, and reporting to the governing body 

  • Listening to and reporting to the school’s stakeholders: pupils, parents, staff, and the wider community

  • Ensuring the school staff have the resources and support they require to do their jobs well

  • Recruiting new members of the Local Governing Body as vacancies arise

Ensuring financial probity by:

  • Being aware of spending against the budget

For governing bodies to carry out their roles effectively, governors must be:

  • Prepared and equipped to take their responsibilities seriously

  • Acknowledged as the accountable body by the lead professionals

  • Supported by the appropriate authorities in that task

  • Willing and able to monitor and review their own performance

STATUTORY FILES 2021-2022

STATUTORY FILES 2020-2021

Copies (via email or hard copies) of Governor meeting agendas, approved and signed minutes and papers considered at those meetings can be requested via Mrs T Gardner in the school office at Dogsthorpe Infant School.

Tgardner@dogsthorpe-inf.Peterborough.sch.uk

Telephone: 01733566849