Committee Information

Committees have delegated powers from the Governing Body and adhere to their own Terms of Reference to fulfil this and report back to Full Governing Body meetings.

Finance, Environment and Admission Committee (FEA)

In line with a set annual timetable to conform with the requirements of the LA (Local Authority) and other government bodies, the committee will review and agree the annual budgets for all sources of school income and all school expenditure relating to all activities undertaken by the school for recommendation to the Governing Body for approval. When reviewing the budget the committee shall consider the aims and objectives of the school and the School Development Plan and ensure that the budget supports and reflects these as far as possible.

The committee reviews reports from the Finance Officer and Headteacher on income and expenditure and commitments outstanding for all the schools activities during the financial year. The committee monitors and reviews the processes and procedures by which the school achieves best value in its use of funding.

The committee oversees building projects and building maintenance work as well as issues relating to Health & Safety and the Critical Incident Plan. The committee also reviews the Admissions Policy annually in line with relevant legal requirements.

The FEA Committee usually meet six times each academic year.

Committee members

    • Adrianna Partridge (Chair)
    • James Mottram
    • Martin Harding
    • Andrew Saunders (Associate member)
    • Headteacher
FE Terms of Ref - Autumn 2017.docx

Teaching and Learning Committee (TLC)

The TLC committee has statutory responsibilities relating to curriculum content, teaching and learning methods, target setting and analysing assessment data. In relation to the monitoring of pupil progress and attainment the committee also considers the needs of specific groups such as Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) children and those with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND). The committee’s responsibilities also relate to the application of Religious education and collective worship within the school as well as pupil welfare, behaviour and safeguarding. Monitoring of curriculum-specific priorities within the School Development Plan is also carried out.

The TLC Committee usually meet 4 times each academic year.

Committee members

    • Kate Moir (Chair)
    • Nikki Jordan
    • Lottie Wadsworth
    • Kim Wyrley-Birch
    • Rev. Jane Manley
    • Headteacher
TLC Terms of Ref - Autumn 2017.doc

Pay and Personnel Committee

The Pay and Personnel Committee has the responsibility that the recruitment, selection and appointment of all staff in school meet all statutory and safeguarding requirements. The committee also reviews the school’s staffing structure each academic year, monitors the school’s procedures for staff development, support for NQT’s (Newly Qualified Teachers) and annually reviews the schools policies on appraisal and performance management.

The Pay and Personnel Committee usually meet twice each academic year.

Committee members

    • Andrew Saunders (Chair)
    • Nikki Jordan
    • James Mottram
    • Anna Partridge
    • Kate Moir
    • Rev. Jane Manley
    • Headteacher
Personnel ToR - Autumn 2017.doc