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 Click on each of our Governor's name to learn more about them.

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Governors

School governors are people who wish to make a positive contribution to children’s education. No special qualifications are required, but enthusiasm, commitment and an interest in education are important qualities to bring to a governor post.

 

What is the role of the governing body?

Governing bodies are responsible and accountable for all major decisions about the school and its future.  Governors have a legal responsibility to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.  They set the school's vision and strategic aims, monitor and evaluate performance acting as a critical friend to the headteacher and ensure the school is accountable to those it serves.

 Governing bodies are made up of key stakeholders:

  • Parents - parent governors are elected by other parents at the school
  • Staff - (including the head teacher) - teaching and other staff are elected by the school staff
  • The community - the governing body appoints community governors i.e. members of the community
  • The LA - the Local Authority appoints one or more local education authority governors

 The Governing Body at Dalton School comprises of a fully committed team:

 

Click on each name to find out more about our Governors

Mr. Pete Wainman - Parent governor and Chairperson

Mr. I. Richardson - Headteacher

Mrs. L. Lang - Deputy Headteacher (Associate governor)

Mrs. E.Walsh - Assistant Headteacher (Associate governor)

Mrs. M. Malik - Community governor

Mrs. H. Hudson - Parent governor

Mrs. S. Mallinson - Staff governor

Mr. D. Shaw - Parent governor

Mrs. E. Torr - LA governor

Mr J Bates - Community Governor

Mrs J Bates - Community Governor 

 

Useful websites for Governors:

 

Clerk to governors - http://clerktogovernors.wordpress.com/

 

DfE - http://www.education.gov.uk/

 

National Governors Association - http://www.nga.org.uk/

 

National College - http://www.education.gov.uk/nationalcollege/index