Meet the Governors
Gig Mill Governing body work together to ensure high standards of achievement for all in line with the school's vision and ethos.
Our Chair of Governors is Mr D. Edgar, who can be contacted through the school office or at
Governors visit the school many times during the year on an informal basis as well as on a formal basis - as part of governing body meetings. This is seen as an important aspect of the partnership between the school and Governing Body.
There are several Governors committees which enable the Governing body to carry out its responsibilities.
Setting the school's vision and strategic direction
Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and
Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
The Governors hold regular training sessions and are part of the Dudley Governor support and training network, as well as accessing training more widely, and NGA events.
Parent Governors are elected by Parents/Carers at the school. Staff Governors are elected by members of staff at the school. Local Authority Governors are elected by the Local Authority for appointment by the Governing body. Co-opted Governors are elected by the Governing body.
Governors are required to declare any financial interest in accordance with Regulation 16 and Schedule 1 of the School Governance (Roles, Procedures and Allowances) (England) Regulations 2013 and the Governing Body is required to maintain and publish a register of business interests.
The Governors declarations have been completed and are available to view directly from the school by request.
R Cox is currently employed as Director of School Improvement for Hales Valley Teaching.
Dr R Field has declared a relative (A. Field) who is an employee of Sports Plus as a coach. A. Field has not, to date, been a coach at Gig Mill School.
For Governors attendance at meetings 2018/2019 - Please click here