Board of Governors

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The Board of Governors has an important strategic role to play in the management of the school, aiming to raise expectations of what can be achieved by all pupils and strengthen the involvement of parents and the community. We want to help provide the best possible education and educational opportunities for all of the pupils.

This involves:

  • setting the school’s vision and aims;
  • establishing and maintaining the school’s ethos;
  • setting the school’s plans and policies;
  • monitoring and evaluating school performance; and
  • promoting self evaluation to sustain school improvement.

As volunteers, Governors bring their experience, life skills and common sense to this task.

The Principal is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the governing board.

Working together, we strive to ensure that Bloomfield Collegiate School continues as a centre for “Excellence in a Caring Community”.

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School Buildings

The Committees

The Board of Governors is made up of eighteen people with a wide range of experience and expertise including: banking, medicine, law, accounting, business, engineering and education.  It is comprised of men and women from different professions and representatives of staff and parents. Many of our Governors have been former pupils.

The main Board meets five times per year and all members sit on at least one sub-committee. These include: Education; Finance and General Purposes; and Estates and Health and Safety.

The Education Committee will:

  • coordinate curricular development;
  • coordinate pastoral development; and
  • review Admissions Criteria.

The Estates and Health and Safety Committee will:

  • coordinate Estates Management; and
  • coordinate Health and
    Safety Management.

The Finance Committee will coordinate Financial Control and Management.

The General Purposes Committee will:

  • provide strategic vision;
  • coordinate Risk Management; and
  • coordinate HR Management.

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