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Telephone: 0117 903 0077

Email: airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

Headteacher: Tim Browse

Dates and Committees

Programme for 2019-20

 

Date

Start

End

Committee

Meeting

Term 1

Mon 30 Sep 2019

16:45

18:45

Standards Committee

Term 1 Standards

 

Mon 14 Oct 2019

18:00

20:00

Finance Committee

Term 1 Finance

 

Mon 21 Oct 2019

18:00

20:00

Full Governing Body

Term 1 FGB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 2

Mon 18 Nov 2019

16:45

18:45

Standards Committee

Term 2 Standards Committee

 

Mon 25 Nov 2019

18:00

20:00

Finance Committee

Term 2 Finance 

 

Mon 9 Dec 2019

18:00

20:00

Full Governing Body

Term 2 FGB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 3

Mon 13 Jan 2020

16:45

18:45

Standards Committee

Term 3 Standards

 

Mon 20 Jan 2020

18:00

20:00

Finance Committee

Term 3 Finance

 

Mon 27 Jan 2020

18:00

20:00

Full Governing Body

Term 3 FGB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 4

Mon 16 Mar 2020

18:00

20:00

Finance Committee

Term 4 Finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 5

Mon 27 Apr 2020

16:45

18:45

Standards Committee

Term 5 Standards

 

Mon 11 May 2020

18:00

20:00

Finance Committee

Term 5 Finance

 

Mon 18 May 2020

18:00

20:00

Full Governing Body

Term 5 FGB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term 6

Mon 29 Jun 2020

16:45

18:45

Standards Committee

Term 6 Standards

 

Mon 6 Jul 2020

18:00

20:00

Full Governing Body

Term 6 FGB

 

COMMITTEES

STANDARDS COMMITTEE

  • The Standards Committee includes responsibility for standards; staff conduct and discipline and pupil support
  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet termly (six times per year) prior to the Full Governing Body meeting and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference and the governors annual meeting planner as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school’s established scheme of delegation.
  • The Standards Committee will elect a Chair annually (non-staff member of the committee only)

The Standards Committee will:

 Take the lead on:

  • monitoring and evaluating rates of progress and standards of achievement by pupils, including any underachieving groups
  • ensuring that the curriculum is balanced, broadly based, meets the needs of all pupils and complies with statutory requirements
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee’s area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school’s policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers
  • agreeing procedures for staff conduct and discipline

Accept full delegated responsibilities for the discharge of the following duties:

  • Monitor and evaluate:
    • the effectiveness of leadership and management
    • the impact of quality of teaching on rates of pupil progress and standards of achievement
    • the impact of continuing professional development on improving staff performance
    • the effectiveness of provision for children with special educational needs
    • the quality of the curriculum in securing high standards of achievement
    • the impact of any actions or interventions taken to address differential standards of achievement or rates of progress within groups of pupils (eg SEN, gender, free school meals/Pupil Premium, BME, EAL, children in care etc)
  • Identify and celebrate pupil achievements
  • Recruit, select and appoint staff
  • Secure the effective implementation of performance management procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of partnerships in securing improved pupil outcomes

Provide guidance to the Full Governing Body for the following, which cannot be delegated:

  • Setting realistic and sufficiently challenging statutory end of key stage targets
  • The school’s curriculum statement
  • Approval of school policies on sex and relationships education and religious education
  • Appointment of Headteacher, and Deputy Headteacher

FINANCE COMMITTEE

  • The Finance Committee includes responsibility for the schools staffing establishment, premises and matters relating to Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Membership of the Finance Committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher subject to annual review by the Governing Body.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors and the Headteacher or his representative. The exception to this is where there are any decisions to be made on pay and in this case the quorum will be 4 non-staff Governors. If the quorum cannot be reached, the pay discussion will escalate to the Full Governing Body
  • The committee is to meet termly (six times per year) prior to the Full Governing Body meeting and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference and the governors annual meeting planner as a guide to agenda setting.
  • as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the Full Governing Body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the Full Governing Body, except where the subject matter requires Full Governing Body consideration by law or in accordance with the school’s established scheme of delegation.
  • The Finance Committee will elect a Chair annually (non-staff member of the committee only)

The Finance Committee will:

 Take the lead on:

  • monitoring and evaluating the budget allocated to the school to achieve value for money
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee’s area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school’s policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers
  • ensuring, as far as is practical, that Health and Safety issues are appropriately prioritised

Accept full delegated responsibilities for the discharge of the following duties:

  • Preparation and presentation of an annual budget to the Full Governing Body for approval
  • Agree the level of financial delegation to the Headteacher for day to day financial management and considers requests for revenue and capital expenditure outside these limits in line with the current Finance Policy
  • Ensure that the principles of ‘best value’ are adhered to
  • Review, monitor and evaluate the annual maintenance programme
  • Project manage maintenance, repairs and redecoration within the budget allocation
  • Agree an appropriate staffing structure for the school
  • Review staff pay and conditions
  • Ensure there is adequate provision both in staffing, facilities and resources to allow the school to meet both its legal and moral obligations with respect to health, safety and welfare
  • Oversee arrangements, including Health and Safety, for the use of school premises by outside users or for extended services, subject to Governing Body and LEA policy.
  • Monitor the use of resources identified in the School Improvement Plan
  • Consider the financial priorities of the School Improvement Plan
  • Review any policies which have been assigned to this committee to oversee

Provide guidance to the Full Governing Body for the following, which cannot be delegated:

  • Approval of the annual budget
  • Appointment of Headteacher, and Deputy headteacher
  • Advising on priorities, including Health and Safety, for the maintenance and development of the school’s premises

Air Balloon Hill Primary School

Committee Details
         
         
Finance Committee   Roles Term Starts Term Ends
Nikki Jackson Co-opted governor Health and Safety 03-Sep-18 03-Sep-22
Daniel Reed Co-opted governor Chair of Finance Committee 03-Sep-18 03-Sep-22
    Pupil Premium Link    
Julie Liley Associate Member Associate Member 13-Oct-14  
Rachel Bowyer Other      
Pete Fullergreen Co-opted governor Pupil Premium Link 21-Oct-19 20-Oct-23
    Vice Chair2    
Mr Tim Browse Headteacher Headteacher    
Martin Seasman Co-opted governor Pastoral and Attendance 14-May-18 13-May-22
Mrs Jennifer Fullergreen Clerk Clerk    
Mrs Lisa Bush Co-opted governor Pastoral and Attendance 20-May-19 20-May-23
         
         
Headteachers performance management Roles Term Starts Term Ends
Daniel Reed Co-opted governor Chair of Finance Committee 03-Sep-18 03-Sep-22
    Pupil Premium Link    
Mrs Claire Poole Co-opted governor Vice Chair 12-Dec-16 11-Dec-20
    Inclusion    
         
         
Standards Committee   Roles Term Starts Term Ends
Mrs Niotia Ferguson Co-opted governor Chair of Standards Committee 03-Sep-18 03-Sep-22
    Standards    
Lisa Rawcliffe Other Associate Member    
Mr Joseph Gliddon Co-opted governor Chair 15-Jul-19 14-Jul-23
    Curriculum Development    
Mrs Claire Poole Co-opted governor ViceChair 12-Dec-16 11-Dec-20
    Inclusion    
Mr Tim Browse Headteacher Headteacher    
Mr Mark Pennington-Field Co-opted governor Safeguarding 09-Oct-17 08-Oct-21
Mrs Jennifer Fullergreen Clerk Clerk    
Miss Gemma Clark Staff governor Inclusion 11-Mar-19 11-Mar-23
Mrs Keela Southard Parent governor Safeguarding 19-Sep-19 18-Sep-23
Jainie Embery-Patel Parent governor Standards 19-Sep-19 18-Sep-23
Special Events
  • CHRISTMAS FAYRE

    Saturday 7th December

    11am - 2pm

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