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Chetwynd Junior School

Chetwynd Junior School should be seen as an extension to the family

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Governor Aims

1.  Awareness raising: School issues

Information provided:

  • Governor/staff information handbook.
  • Headteacher reports.
  • Guidance on governors visiting school.
  • Governor briefing meetings.
  • Governor folders.


2. Governors update on roles and responsibilities

Information as above:

  • Governors notice board in school.
  • Literature distributed by the clerk.
  • Chairman of governors file.


3. Governor training

  • Presentations made by headteacher.
  • Presentations made by the local authority when required.
  • Presentations made by inspectorate when appropriate.
  • Presentations by governor training unit.
  • Governors’ attendance at courses.


4. Involvement of governors in school activities

  • Open invitation to all public events, e.g. Harvest festival, easter concert, leavers assembly, christmas concert.
  • Open invitation to year group assemblies.
  • Governors visits to school to examine:
    • Policy
    • Curricular areas
    • Teaching and learning   (progress)
    • Resources