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Lakeside Primary School

Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HR


Welcome to our Governor Page

The role of the Governing Body at Lakeside

“The role of school governors is to set strategic direction, to hold school leaders to account for improving performance, and to make sure money is well spent”

Department for Education
Strategic > Governors at Lakeside work alongside the Headteacher to ensure that the needs, aims and priorities of the school are targeted and implemented. This focus is not just from an academic perspective but considers the school community as a whole.

Challenge > as Governors we ask questions, we challenge and we monitor what is going on in the school. We do this through committee meetings at all levels, school visits, talking to staff and looking at data associated with the school.

Accountable > the Governing Body is legally responsible for the conduct of the school. To ensure that we are effective in terms of governance we monitor learning and staff performance, we make sure that money is being spent wisely and we document all that we learn.

If you are interested, the Department for Education has a wealth of information about school governance here.

Governors Newsletter July 2018
Governors Newsletter February 2018