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Ryburn Valley High School Governance 2016-17

 

The structure and remit of the governing body is set out below:

 

Operation of the Governing Board  - The following can only be determined by the full board:

 

Standing Committees

Staff Discipline Committee

 

Terms of reference:

 

            *cannot be delegated to an individual

 

Disqualification from membership – The Headteacher

Staff Appeals Committee

 

Terms of reference:

 

*cannot be delegated to an individual

Disqualification from membership –    The Headteacher
                                                                        Any members of the Discipline or Pay Committee

 

Note: membership of the Staff Discipline and Staff Appeals can be either 3 or 5.  Each committee must have the same number of governors.

 

Student Discipline Committee

Governors are required to To carry out the functions required by section 52 of the Education Act 2002 and The Education (Pupil Exclusions and Appeals) (Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2002, and in accordance with the guidance given in DfEE Circular 10/99 (excluding section 6 and Annex D) and DfES/0087/2003.

 

Terms of reference:

 

Membership – 3 or 5 members of the Governing Body – to be convened when required

 

Disqualification from membership – The Headteacher and any Governor with prior knowledge of the student or the incident  (It is suggested that staff governors, due to probable prior knowledge, should not be a member of this committee)

 

Hearing complaints

 

Terms of reference:

 

Membership – not less than 3 members of the Governing Body – to be convened when required.  (NB. The number appointed to this committee directly affects the number required for an Appeal Committee)

Disqualification from membership – The Headteacher

 

Head Teachers performance management committee

 

Terms of reference:

 

 

Membership – 3 or 5 members of the governing body.  At least one member of the committee must have undergone training for this role within the previous 3 years of appointment to the committee

Disqualification – The Headteacher and Staff Governors

 

Governors Pay committee

 

Terms of reference:

 

Membership – 3 or 5 members of the governing body.  Members of this committee need to be familiar with the performance management policy and how it is implemented in the school

Disqualification –  The Headteacher and Staff Governors

 

Other terms of reference and decisions

Achievement and Well Being Committee

 

Achievement and Well Being - Admissions Committe

 

Staffing and Resources Committee

Personnel areas

 

 

Financial issues

 

Effectiveness of financial control

 

Risk

 

Internal audit

 

 

External audit

 

Premises related areas