The Governing Body at West Moors Middle School has a strategic function, while the headteacher is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school:
We establish the strategic direction of the school by setting the school's values and objectives. We agree the school strategy including its priorities and targets, and we ensure that statutory duties are met. We support and challenge the headteacher.
We ensure accountability to the children, their parents and our community by appointing the headteacher, and by monitoring the educational performance of the school and progress towards agreed targets.
We ensure financial probity, by setting the budget and monitoring spending, ensuring that value for money is obtained and ensuring risks are managed.
We meet regularly: all governors attend Full Governing Body meetings once a month to discuss:
The Board of Governors at West Moors Middle School abides by the school’s ethos, to be the best that we can be. Specifically, we:
Governors have specific responsibilities at school.
Chair of Governors: Derek Brooks
Vice Chair: Ron Cox
Special Educational Needs & Disabilities, Pupil Premium & CCN Base: Ron Cox
Safeguarding: Lyn Anderson
Health & Safety: Roger Long
Finance and ICT: Kevin Penwarden
English: Joanne Habgood
Maths: Derek Brooks
Science: Lewis Harding