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The Chair's Steering Committee

The suggested membership of this group is the Chairman of Governors, the Vice-Chairman and the Headteacher These key governors would have a more strategic and co-ordinating role and can add greatly to the effectiveness of the work of the Board of Governors as a whole. The terms of reference give an indication of this broader perspective.

 

Terms of reference:

  • To meet early each term to agree the work of the Board of Governors and its committees for that term and beyond
  • To agree, by early in the autumn term, the programme of work and calendar of meetings for the Board of Governors and its committees for the school year, based on known cycles of school improvement, financial management, staffing issues and communicating with parents
  • To monitor the progress of work being undertaken by committees and individuals
  • To establish and keep under review a Critical Incident Policy and procedures
  • To consider recommendations made by committees with regard to the working of the Board of Governors
  • To establish and keep under review a protocol for the Board of Governors
  • To establish and keep under review arrangements for Governors’ visits to school
  • To oversee arrangements for Governor involvement in formulating and monitoring the School Improvement Plan
  • To make recommendations to the Board of Governors to establish exceptional working arrangements where particular circumstances arise e.g. a joint committee to oversee a building project or a special committee to prepare for Ofsted inspection
  • To be available and respond to matters of particular difficulty, sensitivity or emergency and offer advice to the Headteacher
  • To undertake tasks delegated to them by the Board of Governors

 

 

These terms of reference agreed by the Board of Governors      Date:
   29 / 09  / 2016

 

Chair of the Committee    James Spark

 

 

Clerk to the Committee    James Spark

 

 

Quorum (minimum of 3, committee can determine higher number) 3

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