King James' School


King James’s Governing Body exists to help the school provide the best possible education for students. It does this by:

  • setting the school’s values, vision and strategic aims, agreeing plans and policies, and ensuring resources are used effectively
  • monitoring and evaluating performance
  • acting as a critical friend to the Head and providing support and challenge
  • ensuring that the school is accountable to the students it serves, the local community, those who fund and maintain it, and the staff it employs.

The Head and Governing Body work in close partnership. The Governors’ role is strategic and the Head is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school. Once strategy has been agreed, the Head organises and oversees the school, implementing the strategic framework established with the Governing Body.

You can read the Governing Body´s annual governance statement for 2020-21 here.

The Governing Body meets at least once a term as a whole group. The dates of Governing Body meetings in the academic year 2019/20 are:

  • 25th September 2019
  • 9th December 2019
  • 13th February 2020
  • 12th May 2020
  • 1st July 2020.

If you would like to contact the Governors, please email Andrew Welsh, Clerk to the Governors.

Annual governance statement 2019