Many people may have read about, and will be familiar with, the idea of school governors, but may not be familiar with what they do, how they work, and who they are. This is a short introduction specifically about the governing body of Langley Mill Church of England Infant School and Nursery and how it works with the staff to ensure the best possible educational environment for our children.
All governors give their time and expertise freely and work to ensure that the school is held accountable at all times.
We are Committed
We devote the required time and energy to the role and are ambitious to achieve best possible outcomes for young people.
We are prepared to give time, skills and knowlege to develop ourselves and others in order to create highly effective governance.
We are Critical
We understand the value of critical friendship which enables both challenge and support, and self-reflective, pursing learning and development opportunities to improve our own and whole board effectiveness.
We are Curious
We possess enquiring minds and an analytical approach and understand the value of meaningful questioning.
We are Creative
We are able to challenge convential wisdom and be open-minded about new approaches to problem solving; recognising the value of innovation and creative thinking to organisatinal development and success.
We are Collaborative
We are prepared to listen to and work in partnership with others and understand the importance of building strong working relationships wihtin the board and leaders, staff, parents and carers, pupils and the local community and employers.
We are Confident
We are of an independent mind, able to lead and contribute to courageous convesatinos, to espress our opinion and to plan an active role on the board.
Cathie Hallsworth – Chair of Governors
Financial Information: Please note that we do not have any employees with a gross annual salary of more than £100,000
NB – work carried out in Governing Body meetings is captured in approved minutes which are available to view on written request to the Clerk to Governors, Mrs L Johnson