Parent Governors hold the unique position of having a parental viewpoint of the school. Through their children they have a first hand experience of delivery of the curriculum and see how the school is perceived from the parents point of view.
Parent Governors should form a positive relationship with the parents but must maintain a strategic approach to the Governing Board. Parent Governors can advise parents on routes of action but must not become personally involved in individual concerns.
Parent Governors are representative parents not a representative of the parents.
A Parent Governor should:
Being the impartial representative parent can sometimes be difficult and the Parent Governor should:
Being a parent governor can be both interesting and rewarding. Working alongside other members of the Governing Board, Parent Governors can help to ensure that the work of the Governing Board fulfils its duties to all children of Stokeinteignhead Primary.