‘Governors are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards. The role of the governing body is absolutely key to the effectiveness of a school. Time and time again Ofsted (the national inspection body for schools) has noted that the most effective schools demonstrate effective leadership and management – including by the governing body.’ – National Governors’ Association
What does a Governor do?
Role of a school governor: to contribute to the work of the governing body in ensuring high standards of achievement for all children and young people by:
A Temporary Governing Body took over the running of Ashington High School wef 1st March 2016
Click here to view a letter from the Chair of Governors.
AHS Temporary Governing Body (there is no fixed term of office; governors will stay in post until academy sponsors are found):
Pecuniary Interests Register:
Attendance register 2016-17:
Attendance Register 2015-16:
Committee Terms of Reference
Temporary Governing Body minutes:
AHS Governors’ allowances policy:
The total amount claimed by Governors under the above policy:
Financial year 2016-17 to date: NIL
Financial year 2015-16: NIL