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Enter text...Dear Parent or Carer,
Parent Governors at Sandy Lane
The governing body is responsible for both the conduct of the school and for promoting
high standards and carries out its role by setting the vision for the school and then
ensuring that the school works efficiently and effectively towards achieving its vision. It
does this by building a thorough knowledge of the school and its community, by both
supporting and constructively challenging the school, and by ensuring accountability and
compliance. The governing body of Sandy Lane is made up of 3x parent governors, 1x
staff governors, the headteacher and 8x co-opted governors.
A vacancy has arisen for a parent governor on our governing body. On behalf of the
governing body I am asking you if you are prepared to nominate someone with parental
responsibility for a child at the school to join our existing governors.
Before you decide to nominate someone, or indeed stand yourself, you may want to
know a bit more about what is involved. Governors need not be experts in the field of
education. What they do need is an interest in the school and in the welfare of our
children and the time and willingness to get involved. The skills you have can be
particularly useful to the governing body. Currently, the governing body is particularly
looking for governors who have expertise in finance, legal or marketing matters.
If you are someone with the required experience, would you consider applying?
Governors also need what is known as ‘soft skills’ – the ability to be able to build
relationships with a range of people, to be able to work as part of a team, to be able to
question, and to make connections between different types of inform