In addition, they are responsible for entering contracts, arranging services, ordering materials and equipment, insuring and protecting members of staff, buildings, facilities and equipment, dealing with financial issues as they arise and undertaking the duties described in the foundation documents.
A Voluntary Grammar school has a larger degree of autonomy in terms of the governance of the school compared to many other sectors. The governors are individually and collectively accountable for the management of the school’s finances and, as such, they monitor the use of available resources carefully, to ensure funds are used to the best effect and in accordance with the principle of ‘best value’. Governors’ autonomy as employers and managers of their own resources, plus their affinity with RSD, makes them well-placed to respond swiftly and flexibly to change.
- Finance, Salaries & Audit (FSA)
- Grounds & Premises
- Teaching Appointments
Governors’ commitment to RSD is unstinting and in recent years they have invested in a broad range of infrastructural improvements, a full refurbishment of Boarding and the extension of both the curriculum offer and the extra-curricular life of the school.
|Dr Glenda Walsh (Chairman)||Mr Roger Patton (Vice Chairman)||Dr David Burnett (Headmaster)|
|Rev Alan Thompson||Mr John Eddie||Mrs J Williamson||Mr John-George Willis|
|Mrs Rowena Emerson||Mr Derek Maguire||Rev Bryan Martin||Mrs Linda McDonald|
|Dr Philip Steen||Mrs Glenda Leonard||Dr Jonathan Hagan||Mr Keith Mclean|
|Mr Rory Patton||Mrs Judith Anderson||Mr Glenn Ferry||Mr David Thompson|
|Mrs Karen Rainey||Mrs Robyn Hampton||Mrs Claire Kerr||Mr Jonathan Willis|
|Mr Howard Mclean||Mr David Browne|