Welcome from the Chair of the Governing Body

It is a great privilege and honour to be the chair of the Governing Body of Eden Boys’ School Birmingham.

Governors have a responsibility to parents, students and the community as a whole to ensure that the school is managed and run in such a manner as to achieve the best educational results and pastoral care for all students of all abilities. The day-to-day management is the responsibility of the Principal and her staff. Governors have an important part to play in raising school standards through their three key roles of setting strategic direction, ensuring accountability and monitoring and evaluating school performance. Other areas of responsibility include:

  • Ensuring that high standards of education are achieved
  • Ensuring that there is target-setting for student achievement
  • General responsibility for the conduct of the school in strategic terms
  • Oversight of the management of the budget
  • Ensuring that the school curriculum meets the needs of all learners and that the National Curriculum is taught
  • Participating in appeals
  • Participating in staff appointments
  • Drawing up Action Plans following OFSTED inspections

As Governors we meet every month for either a full Governors Meeting or sub-dividing into committees. Members of the Senior Leadership Team take an active part in these meetings, bringing an essential ingredient to ensure excellent working relationships and collaboration within the school.

I hope to work with you in creating a school that will offer educational excellence, underpinned by an inclusive faith ethos, not only through the academic curriculum but also through its Leadership specialism. Together with the Principal and staff, our key aim is to ensure that we educate the whole student, equipping them to play a constructive part in the local community and beyond.
Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham faces a wide variety of exciting new challenges. I have no doubt that the combined experience, skills and knowledge of our governing body, leadership team and staff will ensure we offer the very best to all the members of the school community.

Chair of Governors

Latest News

School achieves 2nd place in national GCSE performance tables

The academic progress made by pupils at Eden Boys’ School, Birmingham is the 2nd best in England following the publication of the interim school league tables.

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Key Notices

Y6 Open Evening & KS4 Curriculum Evening

The KS4 Curriculum Evening is on Thursday 19th September, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm for Years 9 and 10, and 6:00pm to 7:00pm for Year 11. Please ensure that you arrive promptly at 5:00pm for the Year 9 and 10 session, or 6:00pm for the Year 11 session as there will be a presentation by the Executive Principal, Mrs Ravat. Our Open Evening is on Tuesday 1st October 2019 from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. We hope your visit to our school will encourage you to apply for your child’s admission to Eden Boys’ School Birmingham.

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