The Role of the Governing Body
The main role of the governing body of Mickle Trafford Village School is to help raise the standards and performance of the school by supporting the work of the head teacher and the staff. The Governors will support and also challenge the head teacher by gathering views, asking questions and deciding what is best for the school. The role of the governors is an important one as we are answerable to parents and the community for the decisions we make on school policies and strategies.
As Governors we work as a team and our main objective is making sure the school provides the best quality education it can and raises educational standards. We want to see the best for our school and we have high expectations of what pupils can achieve.
We also promote effective ways of teaching and learning when setting the school aims and policies. We do this together with the Head teacher, who is responsible for the day today management of the school.
As Governors we are at the heart of how a school operates. It is important that we get things right. How we do our jobs affects the interests of pupils, staff morale and how the school is seen by parents and others in the community.
John Williamson, Chair