Categories of Governors
The Governing Body of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School has twelve governors, as defined by its Instrument of Government:
- 7 Foundation Governors, appointed by the Archbishop of Westminster;
- 2 Parent Governors, appointed following nominations and election by the parents of children at the school;
- 1 Local Authority Governor appointed by Barnet Local Authority;
- 2 Staff Governors - the Head teacher and one other member of staff elected by the school staff.
Governors are usually appointed for a term of office of four years and elect, each year, their Chair, Vice Chair and Chair of Committees.