Parent Governor Vacancy

Bishop Stopford will be electing a new parent governor thiis term to join the Academy's Governing Body with effect from 1st September 2017.

Our parent governors are very valuable members of the Governing Body and we rely on them to help us to keep in touch with what parents are thinking.

Governing Boards in Academies are responsible for a wide range of matters. their duties include management of the school budget, ratification of policies, monitoring of school effectiveness, preparation for OfSTED inspectiom, response to inspection and involvement in a variety of personnel and pupil issues. In your role as a governor of the Academy, you will be supported in these duties by other experienced mambers of the Governing Board, the Headteacher and the Clerk to the Governors.

Please think about taking on the role or encouraging someone esle to do it.

Deatils relating to the role are included in the attached letter and eligibility regulations.

For further information, please contact Julie Binley, Clerk to Governors at the school on 01536 359406 (e-mail:






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