School governors at Calstock
The governing body works across both schools in the federation (i.e. Calstock and Stoke Climsland). The National Governors Association describes the role of the governors as:
School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. Governors appoint the head teacher and deputy headteacher. In some schools the site is owned by the governing board. It is governors who hold the main responsibility for finance in schools, and it is governors who work with the headteacher to make the tough decisions about balancing resources.
More information on school governors is available from the NGA
Structure and Remit of Calstock and Stoke Climsland Federation
According to the Instrument of Government: Community Schools dated 20 October 2015, the governing body is made up of 14 governors:
a. 2 parent governors
b. 2 staff governors
c. 1 LA governor
d. 9 co-opted governors
The governing body also have two associate members appointed for their expertise on premises matters. Associate members within the governing body have no voting rights.