Welcometo our Federation
Executive Head TeacherMr David England
I wonder why you’re reading this. Are you just curious? Has somebody asked you to read it? What has led you to us? Are you ready for a new challenge and think that we might be able to provide it?
Here at Riders we are genuine and passionate advocates for our community and our school family. Leigh Park is an honest and open community, full of fantastic people. It is a community that makes you earn its respect and then embraces you. It is a community which is rightly proud to be itself and, at Riders, we are rightly proud to be at the heart of it.
If this means something to you, then you might be the person we are looking for. We are seeking people from local businesses and the community to become governors in our team.
The following information explains what the role of a school governor is, the benefits and the expectations.
The role of the school governor
Governing bodies have a strong focus on three core strategic functions:
Benefits of being a governor
Being a school governor is a very rewarding role. The benefits include:
At Riders we link governors to specific school improvement plan objectives as well as to specific subjects. Some governors have a special responsibility, for example, Development and Training, Safeguarding or Health and Safety. We suggest that it will require about 20 to 30 hours per term, for tasks including:
If you are interested in becoming a Governor at Riders or you would like more information to help you decide then please contact me, Carolyn Owens, via the clerk to the governors email@example.com
The work we do here at Riders is engaged and meaningful, and has an impact at the very heart of the community we prize so highly and are so honoured to be a part of.
So, whatever it is that led you to us – take a moment. Be inspired. We are.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Carolyn Owens, Chair of Governors