Full Governing Body Terms Of Reference

 

The Governing Body of

 New Bolsover Primary School

 

The Governing Body needs to take a strategic role, act as a critical friend to the School and be accountable for its decisions. It should set aims and objectives and agree, monitor and review policies, targets and priorities.

 

Terms of reference

 

  1. To agree constitutional matters*, including procedures where the Governing Body has discretion
  1. To recruit new members as vacancies arise and to appoint new governors* where appropriate
  1. To hold at least three Governing Body meetings a year*
  2. To appoint or remove the Chair and Vice Chair*
  3. To appoint or remove a Clerk to the Governing Body*
  4. To establish the committees of the Governing Body and their terms of reference*
  5. To appoint the Chair of any committee (if not delegated to the committee itself)
  6. To appoint or remove a Clerk to each committee*
  7. To suspend a governor*
  8. To decide which functions of the Governing Body will be delegated to committees, groups and individuals*
  1. To receive reports from any individual or committee to whom a decision has been delegated and to consider whether any further action by the Governing Body is necessary*
  1. To approve the first formal budget plan of the financial year
  2. To keep the Health and Safety Policy and its practice under review and to make revisions where appropriate
  1. To review the delegation arrangements annually*
  2. Any items which individual governing bodies may wish to include

 

*these matters cannot be delegated to either a committee or an individual

 

Membership – As per the Instrument of Government

 

Disqualification – as per Regulation 20 and Schedule 6 of the Constitution Regulations

  

These terms of reference agreed by the Governing Body on 16th October 2019

 

 

Name of Governor

Category

End of term of Office

Gill Clubbs

Head Teacher

N/A

Samantha Spyve

Teacher

29/09/19

Kay Lovegrove

Co-opted

09/02/23

Johanne Thorley

Parent

14/02/22

Emma Pleasance

Parent

13/06/23

Kieron Fletcher

Co-opted

25/06/23

John Harshaw

Co-opted

09/02/23

Erika Thornhill

Co-opted

16/10/23

Vacancy

LA

 

Vacancy

Co-opted

 

 

Chair of the Governing Body

Kay Lovegrove

  

Vice Chair of the Governing Body

Joanne Thorley

 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Julia Wilcockson-Smith

  

Quorum: 4

One half of the number of Governors in post