They have a strong focus on the following three core strategic functions:
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
- Holding the Head of Centre to account for the educational performance of the Centre and its pupils and the performance management of staff;
- Overseeing the financial performance of the Centre and making sure its money is well spent.
The Fields Children's Centre Governing Body Standing Orders 2016-2017 can be viewed here.
The Governing Body also has sub-committees who have specific delegated tasks as stated in their Terms of Reference.
The Governing Body meets six times a year during term time. Minutes of previous meetings can be seen here.