At Birchington CE Primary School our Governing Body is responsible for the strategic direction of the school. This leaves the Headteacher and Senior Leaders responsible for day-to-day operation and management. Our Governors also play a key role in ensuring there is clarity of our Christian distinctiveness.
Due to Birchington CE Primary being a church school, an important role of each Governor, alongside their other responsibilities, is to ensure this Christian distinctiveness is prominent, maintained and developed, and everything we do is guided by our Christian Vision.
In addition, our Governors are committed to ensuring that the school carries out the targets set out in our
School Plan. Following our committee Model of Governance, we have six Full Governing Body meetings and six Strategic and Finance & Resources Committees per year.
The three main roles of our Governors and committee model of Governance:
The Key Responsibilities of the Governing Body include:
Our Chair of Governors, Ms Loraine Bant, is happy to answer any governance questions you may have and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the school office.