The Governing body has a range of committees to help it carries out its functions as follows:

* Achievement

* Finance and Staffing

* Teaching and Leadership

* Safeguarding and Facilities

Other committees such as Admissions, Pupil Discipline and Performance Management are convened as and when required. In addition the Governance Steering Group meets before each Governing body meeting as appropriate and the Chair is Tracey Booth.

Current Committee Membership:

Achievement – Terms of Reference
Jill Huxtable
Audrey Peebles
David Baldwin (Headteacher)
Gillian Allen
Lindsey Adams

Finance and Staffing – Term of Reference
Jill Huxtable
Jennifer Bruce
Lindsey Adams
Gillian Allen
Lowri Clasper
David Baldwin (Headteacher)

Teaching and Leadership – Term of Reference
Jill Huxtable
Viv Buller
Jennifer Bruce
Marc Lennox
Audrey Peebles
Richard Ludlow
David Baldwin (Headteacher)
Gillian Allen

Safeguarding and Facilities – Term of Reference
Audrey Peebles
Gillian Allen
David Baldwin (Headteacher)
Jennifer Bruce
Lindsey Adams
Simon Battensby

Admissions
Audrey Peebles
Tracey Booth MBE
Jill Huxtable

Pupil Discipline
Gill Wilson
Audrey Peebles
Vivianne Buller

Performance Management (statutory Committee)
Tracey Booth MBE
Gill Wilson
Audrey Peebles

Governance Steering Team

Chair of Governing Body and Chairs of Committees

Staffing Appointments – any available Governors as per the Standing Orders, Headteacher/ Chair to convene as appropriate

For Hearings and Appeals – three Governors will be selected as and when required, dependent upon availability/no prior knowledge of the specific issue. Staff Governors would not be eligible and the Headteacher would not be eligible when he/she was the subject of a disciplinary procedure.