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Belvidere School

Governing Body

The Governing Body has a strategic role in the management of the school and its responsibilities include: 

  • Promoting high standards of achievement and ensuring accountability 
  • Setting the aims, values and ethos of the school 
  • Adopting and reviewing policies for achieving these aims 
  • Setting and monitoring the budget to ensure best value for money 
  • Involvement in appointing staff including the Headteacher 
  • Help decide the priorities for improving the school when the School Development Plan is being drawn up 
  • Ensure the National Curriculum is taught to all pupils 
  • Compare the performance of their school to similar schools 


Governor Information 

The following LGB Governors have left in the last twelve months:
Miss H Thorpe (Staff Governor) End of Office 9/6/2023
Mr S Wycherley (Governor) Resigned 27/5/2023
Mrs E Hart (Governor) Resigned 31/12/2022

Parent Governors (3)

Parent Governors are elected by the parents of all students who are registered at the school. When a vacancy occurs, parents are informed by email or a letter from the Headteacher is sent home and nominations are invited.

Staff Governors (3)

The staff governor is elected by his/her colleagues. The Headteacher is also a Governor.

Co-Opted Governors (8)

Co-opted governors are appointed by the Local Governing body and Trust because they come from a specialist group, such as the business community or because they possess a particular skill which can contribute to the governing body.

All Governors have the same responsibilities and an equal say on the Governing body


More information on governors is available from the Shropshire LEA website including how to: 

 Apply to become a School Governor