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Governors of Swanlea School are responsible for making strategic decisions to ensure the school fulfils its legal obligations, and directs the school forward ensuring that educational standards and behaviour are maintained, whilst setting and overseeing the budget and finances throughout the year. They act as the school’s “critical friend” and hold school leaders to account. Governors must keep abreast of changes in legislation applicable to schools and are informed on the latest data regarding pupil and teaching performance.

If you wish to find out more about becoming a school governor please click on this link (National Governors Association)

To register your interest in becoming a school governor of a state maintained school, please click on this link https://www.gov.uk/become-school-college-governor

All communication for the Governing Body should be sent by email to officeadmin@swanlea.co.uk and this will be forwarded to the Chair of Governors. You can also send in by post to the school address marked “For the attention of the Chair of Governors”. If you wish to contact the Governing Body regarding a concern, please ensure you have read the complaints policy

For more information on the role of governors, please click here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/582868/Governance_Handbook_-_January_2017.pdf


The Governors’ Consultation for Stewart Headlam, Hague and Swanlea Schools has now closed.

The School Governors from Stewart Headlam, Hague and Swanlea, thank you so much for your contribution to the consultation on the proposal to federate Hague, Stewart Headlam and Swanlea Schools.

We are pleased to inform you that after due consideration of the benefits and challenges of the proposal on November 2nd, both Governing Bodies voted to move forward as a Federation from January 1st 2024. We believe strongly that strengthening our partnership in this way will be of benefit for our local community and all our students.For those of you who are interested, the final report from our independent consultant and the responses to questions raised during the consultation are available to read below.

Final Report From Independent Consultant

Updated federation presentation

Appendix 2 FAQs


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