Stocks Green School is accountable to the governing body, which in turn is accountable to parents and the community.
The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:
The headteacher and Senior Leadership Team are responsible for the operational aspects of the school, and are required to report to and answer questions from the Governing Body on all aspects of the school.
The Governing Board also carries out a number of other important duties, which include:
The Governing Body is not about fundraising, neither it is about cheerleading for the school - though governors might do both those things. School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools.
Each individual governor is a member of a governing body, which is established in law as a corporate body.
Further details on the role of the governing Board and Governors can be found below.