Spring Grove JI&N School, Water Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4BJ

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Spring Grove Junior Infant and Nursery School

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Structure And Remit Of Governors


Governors Structure and Remit of the Governing Body Structure


Full Governing Body

The Governing Body consists of 12 members as follows:

  •  1 Head Teacher
  •  2 Parent Governors
  •  1 LA Governor
  •  1 Staff Governor
  •  7 Co-opted Governors

There are currently 2 vacancies for co-opted governors.

The Chair of the full Governing Body is Dr Berenice Golding.

There are also 2 committees that are set up to monitor specific areas of governance which meet once per term.

These are:

Resources Committee   Chair is Mr Mustapha Qudah
Standards and Effectiveness Committee  Chair is Elizabeth Price
There are other committees that will meet as and when required – namely the HT Performance Committee;
Staff Pay Committee;
Staff Pay Appeals Committee;
Pupil  Discipline Committee and

Complaints Committee.


The Department of Education has a Governance Handbook which sets out the 3 main roles of the Governing Body as follows:

  • 1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • 2. Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school     and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • 3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is       well spent.