Governors’ decisions directly affect the education and well-being of the children .
Governors can really make a difference in improving standards throughout a school.
Governors make key decisions, such as appointing the Headteacher.
Governing Bodies are made up of
Parent Governors – elected by other parents with children at the school
The Headteacher – if she/he chooses to be a Governor
Staff Governors – elected by other staff members
Local Authority Governors – people appointed by the Local Authority
Community Governors (Co-opted) – people from the local community – elected by the Governing Body