The purpose of governance is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance. The Board at Great Milton has resolved to conduct all its business as a Board, and to work collectively without committees.
The Board has appointed the DfE identified individual delegated governor roles of Safeguarding; SEND; Health & Safety; Finance; to report back on their findings, as well as, the delegated monitoring pairs to focus and report back, in replacement of a committee, on the school improvement priorities.
The board considers it important, from a best practice perspective, although not statutory, to add link governors for whole school wellbeing, culture and early years.
The Board has three strategic core functions: