Risley Avenue

Letter from the Chair

Welcome to the governing body of Risley Avenue Primary School. The Governing Body have overall responsibility for all matters relating to the school and have a vested interest in ensuring that all our staff and students are supported in an environment conducive to teaching and learning.

The governing body have statutory duties and meet once every half term whilst sub committees with delegated powers determine finance and personnel, standards and achievement and health & safety issues.

The members of the Governing Body are chosen by the parents, the local authority, the staff, and from the community. As volunteers, we all have various careers and interests that serve to support the professional governance of the school, and to promote high standards in educational achievement. We act as a critical friend to the Headteacher and the school leadership team, ensuring that all the students receive the best possible education and that resources are utilised efficiently to achieve this.

Governors can be contacted via the school office.

Conrad Plentie
Chair of Governors