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Bisham CofE Academy

Ashley Hill MAT

Part of the

Ashley Hill

Multi Academy Trust

The Role of the Governing Body

The role of the Governing Body


The key responsibilities of the governing body include:


  • ensuring the quality of educational provision;
  • challenging and monitoring the performance of the academy;
  • ensuring good financial health and probity;
  • supporting the SLT in management of staff.


In fulfilling these responsibilities an effective governing body will:


  • help the school to set high standards by planning for the school’s future and setting targets for school improvement;
  • drive school improvement;
  • help the school respond to the needs of parents and the community;
  • make the school accountable to the public for what it does; and
  • work with the school on planning, developing policies and keeping these under review