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Goldsmith Hall

New York, NY 90210

07:30 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

Governance

We feel very lucky to be part of a supportive school

Parent of two pupils at the school

2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

Parent of two pupils at the school

It’s an environment that encourages positive growth of character as well as academic acheivement

Parent to three pupils at the school

2017-05-03T15:17:22+00:00

Parent to three pupils at the school

Friendly welcoming and inclusive. Everyone is valued.

Parent to two pupils.

2017-05-03T15:32:51+00:00

Parent to two pupils.

There is a great community feel to the school

Parent of year 5 pupil

2017-05-12T13:25:34+00:00

Parent of year 5 pupil

I love the family feel that pervades through the school

Parent of year 2

2017-05-12T13:38:10+00:00

Parent of year 2

We are very proud of our school and our Christian ethos is the basis for every decision we make. The governors, together with our Head teacher, Teaching and Support Staff, all work extremely hard to ensure every child has the help and support they need to reach their full potential.

All of our governors work incredibly hard to support the Head and Staff and are dedicated to ensuring each child has a cheerful and inspirational time whilst they are with us. Each governor plays a full and equal part in the running and management of the school and bring experience from home and work.   There are sometimes vacancies; any anyone interesting in taking on this challenging but interesting and rewarding role should contact the Chair or Clerk via the school office.

Responsibilities

The Governing Body has the final accountability to the Secretary of State for Education for the running of the school. We set, agree and oversee budgets, monitor the implementation of changes in the law, ensure the national curriculum is being taught, ensuring all pupils having equal access to education as well as helping to formulate the vision and aims of the school.   We ensure that we are well informed by subscribing to the National Governors Association and scrutinising internal, local and national information ensuring the school and its resources are utilised well to provide the best outcomes for all our children.

Our Governors meet regularly throughout the year, as a Full Governing Body and in sub-committees (Finance, Ethos and Standards and Achievements).  The Governors have a close relationship with the Head Teacher and staff in order to provide a source of support and challenge. Governors are often in school, formally and informally, keeping in touch with school life.

Contact with Governors

Governors can be contacted for issues causing concern to parents or for any other reason. If there are general issues with the running of the school, governors are always open to approaches, please feel free to speak informally. However, the role means that governors are remote from day-to-day running and it may be more beneficial to contact your child’s class teacher or the Head Teacher. Letters should be directed via the school office and are, of course, treated with utmost confidentiality.

Iron Acton Primary School Governing Body consists of:

  • Clerk to the Governing body
  • Head Teacher;
  • 2 parents; elected by parents and carers of children each school;
  • 1 staff member
  • 1 local authority (South Glos council) appointed
  • 2 foundation governors appointed by the church
  • 5 co-opted members from a range of areas

This ensures a good balance between staff, parents and others community members and interested parties.

Further info

Click Here for Constitution Of GoverningBodies

Click here for Publication of Governor interests

Click here for Governor attendance 2015-16

Governors Guide To The Law May 2012

Here at Iron Acton School we are lucky enough to have a very dedicated and hardworking team of Governors with a wide and varied skill set. Currently we have one vacancy for a co-opted Governor.

The skills and/or interests we require are in Financial and Health and Safety related areas. There is good training and support for all governors ensuring that all aspects of school governance are covered.

If you are interested in becoming a school governor or would like any further information please do contact the school enquiries@ironactonprimaryschool.co.uk or see https://www.sgoss.org.uk/

We would love to hear from you.