The Governing Body is charged with the overall management and strategic direction of Rivington and Blackrod High School. The main responsibilities of the governing body are:
- Strategic - providing a strategic direction for the work and improvement of the school
- Act as a critical friend - support, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the school
- Ensure accountability - hold the school to account (to parents, OfSTED, the Local Authority) for the standards achieved and the quality of education)
As a body it meets regularly and its members are involved in sub-committees that deal with the schools finance, curriculum, community, staffing and property matters.
Vice Chair of the Governing Body
'Leaders and governors have a good understanding of how well the school is performing.'
'Governors bring a good range of skills and experience to their role.'
Meeting Schedule Dates 2012-2013
|Wednesday 6 March 2013||6.00pm|
|Wednesday 12 June 2013||12.00noon|
Finance and General Purposes, Staffing and Property
|Tuesday 29 January 2013||6.00pm including property|
|Tuesday 19 March 2013||6.00pm|
|Tuesday 21 May 2013||6.00pm including property|
|Tuesday 18 June 2013||6.00pm|
|Tuesday 16th July 2013||6.00pm|
Community, Curriculum and Welfare
|Monday 18 February 2013||6.00pm|
|Monday 1 July 2013||6.00pm|
Governors Business Weekend
|Friday 1 February 2013||4.00pm - 8.00pm|
|Saturday 2 February 2013||9.00am-2.00pm|