The Structure of Horsforth School’s Governing Body

The Governing Body is comprised of Community Governors, Staff Governors and Parent Governors. Governors are appointed to serve a four year term in accordance with an instrument of government agreed by the Governing Body.

Organisational Structure

The Governing Body meets as a full body a minimum of four times throughout the year.  The core functions of the Governing Board are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent

There are four committees which meet once per term on which a designated number of Governors sit. These are:

  • Curriculum Committee
  • Pastoral Committee
  • Finance & premises Committee
  • Strategy & Personnel Committee


Governing Body Committee Members

Governor Responsibilities


Further Details

The Chair of Governors is Mr Roland Meredith, who can be contacted via school.

If you are interested in becoming a Horsforth School Governor please contact the school.