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The National Governance Association describes the role of the governing body as:
"Maintained school governing bodies are the accountable bodies in law and as such must act collectively in the best interests of the children, ensuring the good conduct of the school and promoting high standards of educational achievement.
School governance regulations and the DfE governance handbook identify three core functions for governing bodies:
This means that governing bodies should:
The headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic plan agreed with the governing body."
DfE information on school financial benchmarking can be found by clicking here.
For more information on the governance of our school click the links below:
Governance structure at Pocklington Infants
During cake and chat pupils share work they are proud of with governors.
"It was a lovely opportunity to meet some of the children and see some of the excellent work they are doing at the school, please ensure this is fed back to the teachers. Thank you also for inviting us to attend Collective Worship - I really enjoyed it." Parent Governor
"I think it’s brilliant that the children get to meet us and they go home and tell their parents we have had a chat with them and seen their work and they had cake and got a sticker. I think as a parent it is brilliant that the governors are interested in the children and what they have done. A brilliant opportunity for the children to be proud of what they had done as well.