Parent Governors Wanted!!!
We have two parent governor vacancies on our Governing Body that we wish to fill.
Please find attached an information sheet explaining who can serve as a governor and a nomination form where you can nominate yourself.
Please note that the closing date is 12 noon on Friday 11th September, so get your forms in as soon as you can via email.
We can not accept paper formas at this time so forward your nominations to Emma.Turner@cardiff.gov.uk.
In the event we get more than two nominations we will hold an election.
If you require any more information please give Mrs Leybourne or Mrs Turner a ring and they will be happy to help.
Parent governors play a vital role on governing bodies, holding the unique position of having a parental viewpoint of the school. Through the children, they have a first hand experience of the delivery of the curriculum, and how the school is perceived from the 'consumers' point of view
A note from the chair of governors- Derek King
Croeso i Springwood. Springwood Primary is a friendly, happy, inclusive school. We are hardworking, striving for excellence and committed to doing the very best for our children and families: only the best is good enough.
We currently have 240 pupils on role, this include 22 pupils in our LA Specialist Resource Base for pupils on the autistic spectrum. These pupils are welcomed into our mainstream classes by pupils and staff to ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed.
We have approximately 37% of pupils entitled to Free School Meals, a number of mainstream pupils with statements for Additional Educational Needs and a good percentage of very able pupils who are effectively challenged and supported to exceed expectations.
We are a strong team of reflective practitioners who engage in classroom based inquiry, school to school working, research and professional development so that we are effectively working towards excellent pedagogy and education while preparing for the major changes within education in Wales. Springwood has a strong Governing Body who offer robust challenge and support, the Governing Body fully engage with school improvement and further developing community engagement.
Our Governing Body
Here is an explanation of what the governors do in our school