Chair of Governors
I am proud to be Chair of the Governing Body of Belmont Park School.
Governors are drawn from different parts of the community and can be parents and staff or from the community and other groups e.g. parent governor, staff governor. This helps ensure the governing body has sufficient diversity of views and experience.
The Governing body’s role is to provide strategic direction for the school, supporting and challenging the Head Teacher and the leadership team. We aim to make the school a centre for excellence in the local community, to ensure that every pupil achieves the best that they can. The Governors at Belmont Park School are committed to ensuring that all the children receive the best education possible. We work with the staff by supporting and challenging the Senior Leadership and by monitoring all aspects of school life.
We also have an important role in setting the budget and monitoring the school’s finances, and responsibilities as an employer for the performance and welfare of our staff.
We work through committees which enable us to get into detail in important areas, such as the data on pupil achievement, staffing structures, and action on inclusion and behaviour. Our Link governors spend time with subject leaders and in the classroom, so that we can see for ourselves what is being achieved. We aim to be visible, in the school and the community, and to act as advocates for the school.
We are proud of the outstanding work in many areas of the school. The Governing Body reflects the strengths and diversity of the school and community we serve, and the support provided by our partners.
We welcome comments from the parents and carers and actively seek the opinions of all staff and children. Governors can be contacted through the school if there is anything you would like to discuss. We welcome new ideas and volunteers alike.
Chair of Governors