Governing Board

The Governing Board has the following core strategic functions:

Establishing the strategic vision; by:

  • Setting the vision, values and objectives for the school
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
  • Meeting statutory duties
  • Ensuring accountability, by:
  • Appointing the headteacher
  • Monitoring progress towards targets
  • Performance managing the headteacher
  • Engaging with stakeholders
  • Contributing to school self evaluation

Ensuring financial probity, by

  • Setting the budget
  • Monitoring spending against the budget
  • Ensuring value for money is obtained
  • Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed.

The Governing Board at Priestnall meets 3 times a year. It is supported by 3 sub-committees:
Curriculum and Standards Committee, Resources Committee and Pay Review Committee.

The Membership of the Governing Board is:

The Headteacher
9 co-opted governors (appointed by the Board)
3 parent governors (elected by parents)
1 staff governor (elected by staff)
1 local authority governor (nominated by the local authority)
The 2 deputy heads are associate governors and the school business manager attends meetings by invitation.

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Please use the link below to access the online parents evening today:

https://Priestnall.schoolcloud.co.uk/

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