School Governors are people who want to make a positive contribution to children's education

Governors come from all sections of the community and all walks of life. Some governors are elected by parents and staff, some are appointed by the Governing Body or the North Tyneside Learning Trust. The Governing Body has 3 core strategic functions:

* Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
* Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school
* Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of its students

The Chair of Governors is Mrs Tracey Booth MBE and the Vice Chair is Mrs Vivianne Buller.

Other Members are: Alison Anderson, Marc Lennox, Elaine Riley, Jacqueline Walker, Gill Wilson, Andrew Sugden, David Baldwin - Headteacher, Lindsey Adams, Lynn Brown, Lowri Clasper, Audrey Peebles, Jennifer Bruce, Richard Ludlow and Simon Battensby.

churchill Governing Body scoops national award in london

Governing Body scoops the National Governors' Association Award for Outstanding Governance.

The team led by Executive Headteacher, David Baldwin and Chair of Governors, Tracey Booth attended the event held
at the House of Commons in London along with some members of the Winning Governance Team. 

The awards celebrate exceptional governing bodies and clerks whose dedication and skill make a real difference to the lives of the children in their schools. These awards are held every two years and are open to any government funded school in England. The clerks award is run jointly with Governor Wales. The aim is to celebrate good school governance and examples of best practice throughout the governor and clerking community.


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Governance Handbook
Advice about governing bodies in schools maintained by Local Authority

Education England. School Gocernance Regulations (Constitution)

Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools

Advice on the policies and documents for governing bodies

Core Competency Framework for Governors
The knowledge, skill and behaviours needed