Bottisham Community Primary School governors have the responsibility of raising school standards through their three key roles of:
- Setting strategic direction
- ensuring accountability
- monitoring and evaluating school performance
Ofsted, as part of their monitoring of the school, also include governance in their assessment and Bottisham Community Primary has a current Ofsted grade of Good – June 2022. Since the school operates within the Anglian Learning Trust who are a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), our effectiveness is also challenged by the policies and systems set up by the Trust to this end.
The governance role is strategic, and this means that governors are NOT responsible for day to day operation of the school, since this is the function of the Head Teacher. The Head Teacher does however have a responsibility to work with the board of governors to set the strategic direction. The Head Teacher is therefore part of the governing body.
Questions about governance at the school should be directed to the Chair at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org