Structure of the Governing Board

Full Governing Board


Core function: Set the strategic plan – including financial plans and how the board will meet its statutory responsibilities. (Meets every half term)


Taskforces


The Governing Board delegate a range of their responsibilities to our governor teams. All of our teams have clear terms of reference to ensure that the Governing Board meets it’s statutory obligations.


Finance Taskforce: Chair – Verdun Trott
Core function: Oversee financial performance and ensure that efficient and effective use is made of resources. Secure safe environments that support us in achieving our aims. (Meets termly)


School Improvement Taskforce: Chair – Gill Jordan

Details to be added


Federation Improvement Taskforce: Chair – Gill Jordan

Details to  be added


Portfolios


The board delegates a number of its responsibilities to portfolio holders. These are individual governors or pairs of governors who work directly with the schools and leadership to ensure that the governor teams fulfil their delegated responsibilities.


School Link: 
Core function: Knowing a federation school intimately – achievement outcomes (inc. disadvantaged), teaching and learning, behaviour and attitudes, use of pupil premium and sports grant, safeguarding and SEND. Monitor and evaluate school improvement. (Meets termly / attends school events)

Safeguarding:
Core function: Remain up to date on safeguarding, feedback to team and direct / prioritise the work of ‘School Link’.

SEND:
Core function: Remain up to date on SEND, feedback to Team and direct / prioritise the work of ‘School Link’.

Finance:
Core function: Knowing the detail of our finances and monitor and evaluate the effective and efficient use of our finances.

Premises and H & S:
Core function: Knowing the detail of our how our premises are maintained, developed and kept safe.

Community:
Core function: Knowing the detail of our how we communicate, celebrate our achievements and develop links with the wider community.