School Governors make important collective decisions and the Governing Board is answerable to parents and the community. The school's Instrument of Government is available to download below.

The responsibilities of the Governing Board include:

  • promoting high standards of education and achievement
  • planning the school's long-term future
  • setting the school's aims and values
  • appointing senior staff including the Headteacher
  • budgetary allocation and control
  • deciding on the number of staff to be employed
  • making sure that the curriculum is broad and balanced
  • considering how the school will ensure that all pupils have access to the full range of extended services.

Our Governors are committed to ensuring our pupils achieve their full potential, and regularly come into school and talk to children about their learning.

There are sixteen Governors, two of whom are appointed by a ballot of parents.

Chair of Governors:  Mrs Clare Moore
Vice Chair of Governors:  Mr Tony Stevens
Clerk to Governors:  Mrs Sally Graves
Ex Officio Governors:  Rev P Green (Appointed by Bishop Grosseteste University); Mrs H Wheatley (Headteacher).

A full list of governors and their individual roles and responsibilities is available to download below.

For more information about becoming a governor at Bishop King Primary School, please email or contact the school office 01522 880094.

Instrument of Government Bishop King CE Primary School

Governing Board

Governing Board Contact Details

Governor Allowances Policy

Eligibility to Serve as a School Governor

Dfe Maintained School Governance Structures and Role Descriptors