Bigland Green is a community school which is managed by a governing body which has the collective responsibility for the strategic direction of the school. The Headteacher is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school and implementing the policies and procedures adopted by the governing body. The governing body at Bigland Green comprises of the following:
- 2 x Parent governors elected by the parents of the children on the school’s roll
- 1 x Governors nominated by the local authority (LA)
- 5 x Governors co-opted to ensure the necessary skills and experience to hold the school to account and provide the required support.
- 1 x Headteacher
- 1 x Staff members representing the teachers and the support staff working in the school
Member of the governing body take part in a range of school based activities to support and provide challenge; and hold the school accountable for improving the quality of teaching, pupils’ achievement and pupils’ behaviour and safety. Governors present a brief annual report to parents.
The governors’ handbook for 2018/19 is available for download which include governors’ terms of reference.
Governors can be contacted through the school office. Written communication should be addressed to: The Chair of Governors, Bigland Green Primary School, Bigland Street, London E1 2ND.