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Newsletter 31.03.17

Do you want to become a School Governor?

Bishop Carpenter’s Governing Body would love to hear from potential new Governors, please contact the Clerk to the Governors for more information on

see the advert below



The Governing Body of Bishop Carpenter C of E Primary School would welcome interest from any potential new governors committed to raising educational outcomes of all children at our busy village school.

Potential new governors should have a willingness to;

  • Work positively with others as part of a team to provide strategic leadership and challenge to the head teacher.
  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of their role  and of the key issues and priorities facing primary schools by; attending training, reading papers, attending evening meetings (6 per year) visiting the school during teaching hours.

To help us improve the effectiveness of the governing body we are particularly looking for individuals who have;

  • Experience in financial planning/management

We would also welcome interest from individuals with experience of some of the following;Experience in professional leadership or experience of Chairing Governing Bodies or committees, Experience in procurement/premises management, Experience in PR/marketing, Experience in analysing performance data.

If you would like to find out more about our Governing Body and how to apply for one of our vacancies, please contact Catherine Musgrove, the Clerk to the Governors,