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Roles and Responsibilities


As a maintained school Ribblesdale Nursery School is required to have a Governing Body.

Effective governance is based on six key features:

Strategic leadership that sets and champions vision, ethos and strategy.

Accountability that drives up educational standards and financial performance.

People with the right skills, experience, qualities and capacity.

Structures that reinforce clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

Compliance with statutory and contractual requirements.

Evaluation to monitor and improve the quality and impact of governance.


The Governors meet once term as Full Governors and each Governor also attends an additional sub-meeting. 

The sub-committees are:


Standards and Effectiveness of the School

Finance, Staffing and Premises



Governor roles and responsibilities

Governor Attendance 2021-22