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Academy Status update

Becoming an Academy is such an important step forward that there is now a separate page devoted to this issue. Academy Update

Full Governing Body (FGB)
FGB generally meets once a term. All governors sit on this Committee. Temporarily FGB meets twice a term with the alternative meetings concentrating on IPA business, see below.
At the May meeting in 2018 it was decided to publish the minutes. (Please note minutes are not approved until the following meeting.)


2018 / 19 Meetings
Autumn Term :- 23/10/18; 11/12/18
Spring Term :- 12/2/19; 26/3/19
Summer Term :- 14/5/19; 16/7/19
Leadership and Management Committee (L&M)
L&M meets more frequently and because of the nature of business may meet more than twice a term. Not all the governors sit on this committee but those that do will have some expertise in finance, management and human resources.

2018 / 19 Meetings
Autumn Term :- 9/10/18; 20/11/18
Spring Term :- 12/3/19;
Summer Term :- 20/4/19; 11/6/19
Improvement, Performance & Achievement Committee (IPA)
IPA used to meet once a term and dealing all aspects of the curriculum including improvement and assessment. Again not all governors sit on this committee. Temporarily the role of this Committee is being undertaken by the FGB.
Each governor takes a special interest in a particular area of schooling.
For the next 3 years the responsibilities are:
ICT                       –         Bryan Warnes
RE                        –         Barbara Beard and Ian Craigan
Safeguarding        –        Barbara Beard
Maths                   –         Bryan Warnes
Science                –         Bryan Warnes
SEN                      –         Hilary Simmons
EYFS & PSHCE   –        
The Arts                –         Julia Davison
MFL                      –         Julia Randall/IPA members
School Council      –         IPA members
English, History and Geography  – Simon Newton-Smith