The Role of the Governing Board and Annual Statement

Please click on the box above to see the Governing Board's Annual Statement. 

Effective governance is based on six key features:

Strategic leadership that sets and champions vision, ethos and strategy.
Accountability that drives up educational standards and financial performance. 
People with the right skills, experience, qualities and capacity.
Structures that reinforce clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
Compliance with statutory and contractual requirements.
Evaluation to monitor and improve the quality and impact of governance.

Department for Education: Governance Handbook January 2017

The federated Governing Board of St Cleer and Blisland Primary Schools is well-served by 14 enthusiastic Governors, one of whom is the Executive Headteacher. As well as termly Full Governing Board meetings, the Curriculum Committee and Finance & Buildings Committee meet at least termly; Personnel. Pupil Discipline, Head's Performance Management and Appeals Committees meet as required.  Every summer term there is a School Improvement Workshop for staff and Governors. 

Governors are volunteers who have the pupils' best interests at heart. They are committed to supporting the schools and staff.

If you would like to find out more about what Governors do, or find out about vacancies, please don't hesitate to contact the Clerk to Governors, Jessamie Thomas via 

Thank you!