The Roles and Responsibilities of a Governing Body are as follows:


To establish the strategic direction of the school by:

- Setting the vision, values, and objectives for the school

- Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets

- Meeting statutory duties


To ensure accountability by:

- Appointing the headteacher

- Monitoring progress towards targets

- Performance managing the headteacher

- Engaging with stakeholders

- Contributing to school self-evaluation


To ensure financial probity, by:

- Setting the budget

- Monitoring spending against the budget

- Ensuring value for money is obtained

- Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed


At Folly Hill Infant School we have the following governors:




Helen Bond


Chair of Governors/SFVS/Pupil Premium/Maths

Paul Goodwin Co-opted  Vice Chair/ Health and Safety Governor/Pay Committee/Outside learning/ICT and Computing/Science
Emma Hardy Co-opted Safeguarding/Early Years/Art and DT
Annie Hughes Co-opted Sports Premium/Mental Health/ HTPM/Sports Premium/Geography and History

Joan Maynard

Local Authority

SEND Governor/RE

Jane Norbury



Alison O'Dell Parent Pupil Voice/School Council/English

Tim Savage


Single Equality/Safer Recruitment/Contuniuous Provision/PE

Ali Stone


Chris Cary




Head Teacher


Pupil Premium/Science

Our clerk to Governors is Elena Fuller.



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