Priory School’s governing council governs the School in accordance with the terms of its Memorandum and Articles of Association.
The Council members meet as a Board at least four times per year to determine the general policy of the School and to review its overall management and control, for which they are legally responsible.The Council members delegate the day to day management of the School to the Head and the Leadership Team, comprising the Finance Director, Facilities Manager and other designated Senior Teachers.
The Finance and General Purposes Committee meets shortly before each meeting of the full Governing Council, specifically to review financial performance, budgets and annual accounts and reports. In addition, the Council operates a number of committees with delegated responsibilities in specific areas. These include the Risk & Compliance Committee and the Governor Nomination & Selection Committee.
The current Board members and their responsibilities are as follows:
Mrs Heather Somerfield
Chair of Governors
Sir Harry's Road