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Who is on the Governing Body?

Currently the Tanbridge House School Governing Body comprises of 15 governors and one associate member. 

Parent Governors

Two parent governors elected by parents and carers

Staff Governors

One staff governor; Headteacher, one teaching member of staff, (elected by staff)

Co-Opted Governors

Ten community governors (appointed by the governing body)

Local Authority Governors

One Local Authority governors (appointed by the Local Authority)

Each governor serves a 4 year term of office except for the Headteacher who holds office for as long as they are in post.  Terms of office can be renewed for a second term. 

Day-to-Day Governor Activity

  • Meetings
  • Budget setting
  • Target setting
  • Committees: Well-being, Resources, Teaching & Learning
  • Sub Committees:   Pay and Performance, Health & Safety 
  • School links – Governors focus on school priorities and target specific subjects of interest reviewing compliance and supporting their development
  • Training – Our link governor ensures that all governors are taking advantage of training courses