The Governing Body
The Role of Governor
The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing
Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions
· Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
· Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
· Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
· Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards its set
aims and objectives.
Finally, the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge
and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.'
The Governing Body of Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge Academy
The Academy is a member of the --------------- . Ultimate responsibility for the
Academy rests with the Board of Trustees, but much of the work of the Board is
delegated to the Local Governing Body which is comprised of Governors of the
Academy. Some Governors are appointed by the board whilst others are elected by
parents/guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the
Governors at Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge Academy can be obtained by
request in writing to the Head Principal of the School.
The School is committed to the vital contribution all Governors and staff can make
to safeguarding children. We will strive to make sure that every student in the
School feels secure, well cared for, and able to reach their full potential.
We will ensure all our own staff, other professionals, parents/carers and students
work together to know the rules about keeping children safe. They will understand
the importance of following procedures and listening to each other, especially
when there are concerns about safety.
The School will work hard to reduce all the kinds of harm that children can suffer,
including abuse, bullying, discrimination and avoidable injuries. If you have any
concerns at all about the safety or welfare of a child please do not hesitate to
The School Lead Designated Child Protection Officer is:
Mrs ------------, Executive Principal
The Deputy Lead Designated Child protection person is:
Miss ------------, Family Liaison and Welfare Manager
Governor responsible for Safeguarding is:
The contact details are:
The School has a range of policies and procedures in place thatensure the welfare
of all of our students. Several of these policies set out expectations about good
behaviour. This means everyone feels safe and can learn, this includes good
learning behaviour around the School and in lessons and also rules about how you
communicate and behave appropriately towards other students and staff.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the welfare of your own
son/daughter, please contact the Principal or Vice Principal via the School office.
Excellent attendance is the expectation at Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge
Academy. The expectation is that pupils attend every day unless they are unwell,
in which case parents or carers are expected to contact the School before 9am on
each morning of absence.
Name and contact details of the Family Liaison Officer at DADOC: