Governors and the Law

 
 

Governors and the Law

The statutory duties of a governing body are broadly defined as:

  • Agreeing school development priorities
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of the school
  • Setting school targets
  • Making sure that the curriculum is balanced
  • Agreeing school policies
  • Agreeing an annual budget detailing planned spending and staffing
  • Appointment of Head Teacher and other senior staff
  • Preparing an action plan following an Ofsted inspection
  • Developing extended services to meet a school’s needs as part of the wider local community

The full guide to the governors and the law is attached.

  1. Competency framework for governance
  2. Governors Handbook - 2019