Terms of Reference Standards and Effectiveness Committee
STANDARDS AND EFFECTIVENESS COMMITTEE
TERMS OF REFERENCE
If the school is required to receive additional support from the county council it is recommended that the governing body sets up a Standards and Effectiveness committee to formulate a robust action plan and monitor its progress. In some schools, this also takes on the roles and functions of the curriculum committee in order to avoid duplication and additional workload. Other schools may find this approach helpful.
The committee shall consist of at least 3 members of the governing body including the headteacher and chair of governors.
The committee will elect a chair from within its own membership
Non-voting participants may be invited to meetings by the committee as and when required. These will include:
The committee shall have such associate members, non-voting, as the governing body shall appoint. The committee may make recommendations for these appointments.
The membership of the committee will be reviewed and determined annually. The agreed membership of the committee is attached.
The governing body will appoint a clerk to the committee, who will not be another governor.
The quorum shall be a minimum of 3 governors including the headteacher.
The clerk to the committee shall be responsible for convening meetings of the committee. Procedures of any meeting held must be minuted and those minutes presented to the next meeting of the governing body.
The committee shall meet at least once each term and otherwise as required.
The main function of the committee is to monitor and evaluate the standards and achievement of the school and the quality of education provided. In all its business, the committee will take account of the five key outcomes of the Every Child Matters.
In particular, the committee will:
Approved: 18 December 2017
Mr M Cantwell
Mrs E Duffy
Ms M Merriman
Ms L Rafferty
Mr P Dowell
Mr S Marston Yim
Mr P Bates.
Review date: Autumn term 2018.