The role of governors

As governors, our role is to:

We do this through our governing body meetings where we discuss specific areas of the curriculum and plans for development - we challenge proposals brought to the meetings by the senior leadership team and see ourselves as 'critical friends'. We also meet to provide oversight of finances, staffing and performance data. Each governor is linked to a particular department or area (such as learning support, gifted and talented and safeguarding) and we take the opportunity to visit the school as often as we can.

As a governing body, we absolutely support the school motto of ‘all different, all equal’ and try to bring our individual skills to support the school in serving the local community and helping all our learners to be the best they can be.

If you have any queries or questions for a Kenton Governor you can contact any of our Governors by using these contact details:

Kenton School Governors
c/o Mrs T Carson
Drayton Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

0191 2142200

Specifc queries to our Chair of Governors can be made using these contact details:

Ms A Malcolm
Chair of Governors
C/O Mrs T Carson
Clerk to the Governors
Kenton School
Drayton Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

If you have a Safeguarding issue, please contact us as soon as possible and talk to a Designated Member of staff.

At Kenton School we strictly follow the principles and rules as outlined in the Keeping Children Safe in Education policy.

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