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Flanshaw Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Flanshaw Junior, Infant & Nursery School

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Welcome to our Governors' Section

Flanshaw's Governing Body is made up of 12 people. 1 Headteacher, 1 staff members 1 person who represents the Local Authority, 2 parent governors and 7 co-opted governors. Each Governor’s term lasts for four years, after which an election is held or a new appointment made. The officers of the Governing body including the Chair and Vice Chair are elected annually by the governors. You can see who are governors are by clicking below.

Meet our School Governors:


    The Governing Body is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, improving and challenging through discussion all aspects of school management. It provides help and support to the Head Teacher and the school management team enabling them to carry out their roles effectively. 


    Being a Governor involves attending meetings and making decisions about all aspects of school life. Governors are part of the leadership and management of the school. The Governing Body:

    • is accountable for the performance of the school

    • plans for the school's future

    • selects the Headteacher

    • makes decisions about the school's budget and staffing

    • decides how the school can encourage pupils' spiritual, moral and cultural development

    • makes sure that the school provides for all of its pupils, including those with additional needs


    The full Governing Body meets every half-term. We also have two committees:


    1. The Resources Committee, which deals with Finance, Staffing, Buildings and Health and Safety.
    2. The Standards Committee, which deals with Monitoring, improving the Curriculum and Pupil lssues.

    Are you passionate about our Flanshaw family? Currently, we need to recruit a Parent Governor to join our team. Please click on the documents below to find out more and help us improve..

    Becoming a School Governor is an ideal way of giving something back to the local community. If you get on well with people, would like to learn new skills or develop existing skills and are interested and committed to helping children and young people, this may be for you

    We currently have a vacancy for a parent governor. Please click the links above for more information on how to apply.