As the Governors of Langley Grammar School, we consider ourselves fortunate to be able to contribute to the life of the school, but we would be the first to admit that our contribution must be set alongside that of others. The school has an excellent team of teachers and support staff ably led by our Headteacher, and a community of students who are highly motivated to learn. We also benefit from the contribution of many other individuals and organisations who support the school, including parents, former pupils, the local community, Slough Local Authority, and many other private and public bodies.
One of the many areas evaluated during the school's last Ofsted Inspection was the leadership and management provided by the Governors. Their report states "the Governors have a very good grasp of the school's strengths and weaknesses and provide a very effective balance of support and challenge." We were pleased to hear this, yet at the same time are fully aware of the obligation to maintain this standard.
Our aim in these pages is to explain who we are, our role and purpose as a governing body, and the scope of our work. We also welcome the chance to highlight some of the school's recent achievements and its contribution outside the school to the wider community.
Roma Garrett, Chair of Governors
Year 7 Kingswood Residential
Students in Year 7 recently returned from their visit to the Kingswood activity centre in Kent. The residential was a huge success: it was educational, fun and enabled students to bond even more closely together as a year group. This article below was written by Udit Khanna and Shreyaan...