Governors

A Warm Welcome from the Governing Body

Thank you for taking an interest in Harlesden Primary.  Our aim is to create a caring, lively, well structured school where we can all work alongside each other to provide the very best for your children.  Education is a two way process which can only be successful with our joint efforts. In our school you will find a range of teaching methods all used to ensure that each child is given the best opportunity to achieve academically whilst also maturing into a thoughtful and considerate individual.

Mrs N. Nathan, Chair of Governors

Role of the Governors

The role of a school's governing body is to:

  • promote high standards of educational attainment

  • set targets for pupil achievement

  • take general responsibility for the conduct of the school

  • manage the school's budget, including deciding how many staff will work there and their pay

  • make sure that the curriculum is balanced and broadly based, in particular that the National Curriculum and religious education are taught, and report on pupils' achievement in National Curriculum assessments and examination results.

  • participate in the appointment of senior staff (including appointing the head teacher) and reg\gulate staff conduct and discipline; and

  • draw up an action plan after an inspection by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)

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