Emma.McQuitty, PA to Principal

Tel: 01548 852641


ESW Governance

Governors Documents


Governor Attendance at Meetings

Governor Meeting Documents


Committee Structure

The full Governing Body meets five times per year, focusing on delivering high quality education and ensure sharing of good practice.


Key Roles of the Governing Body

Click here to view the ESW Scheme of Delegation

  • To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Director of Education, Head teachers and Heads of School to account for education and school improvement across the Federation. Set KPIs for each schools’ academic achievement 
  • Monitor, challenge and support academic standards in the schools
  • To oversee the financial performance of the schools, ensuring best value at all times and recommending school budgets.
  • To promote the development of best practice across the four schools
  • Approve and monitor 3 year strategic and annual management plans for the schools
  • Head teacher and staff recruitment
  • Ensure an appropriate curriculum is taught to all students
  • Ensure provision of RE meets statutory and ESW policy
  • Ensure academy meet statutory obligations
  • Monitor, challenge and support Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural Values standards in the schools
  • Monitor, challenge and support standards achieved by Disadvantaged and SEND students in the schools
  • Monitor, challenge and support standards of safeguarding, behaviour, attendance in the schools
  • Monitor, challenge and support standards of Health and Safety in the schools
  • Adopt and review home-school agreements
  • Adopt and review home-school agreements
  • Determine capital strategy
  • Support and encourage school initiatives such as Forest School/Rights respecting schools programmes etc.
  • Supporting bids and PTA’s to deliver additional resources


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