“The governors are highly knowledgeable and well informed about the school’s work. They ensure that the skills that they bring to the school contribute to the drive for excellence that exists throughout it. The governing body is rigorous in the way it challenges and holds the school to account for the quality of its work, and has excellent systems for challenging leaders about what the school does. Governors know how pay rises are linked to teachers’ performance, and understand how to used data about progress. The governing body also ensures that the financial resources, including additional funding such as the pupil premium and capital grants, are managed effectively. ” – Ofsted 2013
The governors have overall responsibility for ensuring that Northgate School Arts College has an effective and appropriate system of control; financial and otherwise.
The Governing Body delegates the day-to-day responsibility to the Executive Head Teacher, as Accounting Officer, for ensuring financial controls conform with the requirements of both propriety and good financial management and in accordance with the requirements and responsibilities assigned to it in the Funding Agreement between NSAC and the Secretary of State for Education. The Governing Body and sub-committees meet at regular intervals throughout the academic year.
Members of Governing Body, 2016
The governors for Northgate School Arts College are
|Chair of Governors||Michael Kendall|
|Clerk to the Governors||Kerry Hagan|
|Executive Head Teacher||Sheralee Webb|
|Staff Governors||David Skuce|