We are delighted to announce that Sharon Bishop, Highfields’ Head of Performance, has been appointed to the school’s governing board.
As a Staff Governor, Ms Bishop will take on a range of duties and responsibilities to ensure Highfields maintains it high standards of education for all pupils. She will regularly scrutinise academic performance, financial management and curriculum proposals as well as assisting in staff appointments.
Ms Bishop said she was delighted to have been appointed on to the school’s governing board and was looking forward to utilising her experience in her new role.
She said: “Through my role co-ordinating performance events, workshops and classes for the school and wider community, I am a passionate advocate of Highfields School and our place in our community.
“It is very important in a changing educational climate that Highfields School continues to maintain its high standards, core principles and vision. In these changing times, the role of staff governor is more important than ever and maintaining openness between staff, governors and parents throughout decision-making processes is absolutely vital.
"Highfields’ strengths are its integrity and transparency within both the local and wider communities and I am proud to be playing this part in the next stage of the school’s development.”