The Governing Body of Laygate Community School works closely with the Head Teacher to promote and maintain high standards of educational achievement. The core functions of the Governing Board are:
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
- Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance of staff and;
- Overseeing the financial performance of the school, and making sure its money is well spent.