The Governing Body of Whitehall Junior School welcomes your interest. The Governing Body is made up of people who work with the staff and parents of the school to ensure that the children of WJS have the best possible opportunities to meet their potential.
Mrs C Jones – Chair person
Mrs E Attwood – Head Teacher
Mr Simon Middleton – Vice Chairperson
Dr Gardener– Community
Mr Anwar – Community
Mr. Yasin – Community
Mrs Collins – Staff
Mrs S Speed – Community
Mrs Jeewa – Parent
Mrs I Brettel – Clerk of the Governing Body
The Governors serve for a term of four years. They are responsible for the running of the school in all aspects, curriculum, expenditure, buildings etc. Many of these duties are delegated to the Head Teacher. The Governors meet at least once a term.
Our school is managed by the Governing Body which is made up of 12 members. The Governors serve for a period of four years and subject to eligibility can be re-appointed. At the first meeting in school year the Governing Body elects a Chair and Vice Chair.
At the termly meeting of the Governing Body the Head Teacher submits a comprehensive written report. This comprises information on pupil attendance, special needs, children’s extra-curricular activities such as music, sport, trips, visits and events, curricular developments and staffing matters, including attendance, performance management and training and development. The Head Teacher submits draft school policies for consideration and the approval of the Governing Body.
The Governing Body also has to scrutinise SATS results and consider whether national and local targets are being met and formulate appropriate action plans. Following the Ofsted Inspection the Governing Body takes appropriate action in line with the recommendation in the Ofsted Report.
The Governing Body is very appreciative of the contribution the teachers and non-teaching staff make to the children’s extra-curricular activities and on behalf of the Governors I express thanks for this dedication.
Chair of the Governing Body.
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