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Isleworth Town Primary School

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The Role of Governors

Governing Bodies are established by law as corporate bodies. The Governing Body of the school provides a number of functions and is answerable to parents and the community. Its role includes:


  • providing strategic management
  • acting as a critical friend to the school
  • ensuring accountability
  • promoting high standards of eduction and achievement
  • planning the schools long term future
  • setting the schools aims an values
  • appointing senior members of staff including the Head Teacher
  • budgetary allocation and control.


Governors are appointed from a range of backgrounds but all share a common purpose of ensuring the best for the school and children. Types of Governors include Parent Governors, LA Governors (appointed by the Local Authority) Staff Governors and Co-Opted Governors.

The Full Governing Body generally meets at least once a term while other Committees, which are used to progress certain areas of activity, may also meet once or more a term.


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