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TERMS OF REFERENCE
TO BE ADOPTED AT THE FGB MEETING ON 30/04/2020
The governing body has to decide the membership of the committee on an annual basis. A clear resolution approving the membership of the committee must appear in the minutes of the main governing body. Where the head is a governor they will be an automatic member. Alternatively if the headteacher is not a governor they have a right to attend all meetings of the Curriculum Committee.
The committee will elect from their number a chair and vice-chair at the first meeting of each academic year.
Any other person, including other governors, may, with the agreement of the committee or the full governing body, attend the meetings of a committee but not vote. If not a member of the committee, the headteacher still has a right to.
2. Name of Clerk:
The governing body must appoint a clerk to each committee who must not be the headteacher of the school. The governing body can appoint a governor to clerk this committee. It is up to the governing body if they are a member of the committee or not. The governing body can also appoint a trained paid clerk or volunteer.
The quorum shall be three members of the committee of which the headteacher shall be one plus two committee members.
Meetings will be held regularly / at least once each term, as required. One week’s notice of the agenda must be given by the Clerk of the committee when convening a meeting. The Clerk will be responsible for calling the meetings and producing minutes. Committee minutes will be sent to the governing body for noting.
Decisions taken by the committee must be led by the priorities identified within the “School Plans”. The main function of the School Effectiveness Committee will be to advise and work with the headteacher to promote the best educational outcomes for all children at the school - subject to the following:
“School Plans” are denoted to be the following set of documents:
School Development Plan School Evaluation Form Termly Operation Plan Staff Development Plan
The full governing body agreed these terms of reference.