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Governing Body

The Governing Board of St. Bernadette’s RC Primary School works with the Headteacher to preserve and develop the Catholic ethos of the school and promote and maintain high standards of educational achievement. The three core functions of the Governing Board are:

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

The Headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the Governing Body.