The role of the school governor is demanding but very rewarding and is a good way to give back to your local community. School governing bodies are responsible for working with the school to ensure that it delivers a good quality education. Together with the headteacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management, they set the school's aims and policies.
Key roles of governors:
They also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:
Who can be a school governor?
You don't have to have children at the school to be a governor. However, you do have to be over 18 and pass a formal check for your suitability to be within a school.
What's really important is that you have the skills, time and commitment to help drive school improvement and the passion and ambition to achieve the best possible education for children and young people.
Tredegar Park Primary School's Governing Body
Chair of Governors:
Vice Chair of Governors:
Local Authority Governors:
Trevor Watkins, Catharine Jones and Derek Ross
James Rees and Hilary Leadbeater
Chris Jarvis, Rhys Davies and James Heley
Louise Nichols and Gemma Pitt