Roles and Responsibilities

The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

a. setting targets for pupil achievement
b. managing the school's finances
c. making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
d. appointing staff
e. reviewing staff performance and pay

Find out more at the DfE website - Governance handbook