Statutory committees only meet when required relating to matters such as staff appeals (including grievance and dismissal appeals), grievance and appeals, pupil discipline (exclusions), complaints and headteacher’s appraisal.

Staff Appeals

(including grievance and dismissal appeals)

Membership:

At least 3 impartial Governors (excluding the Headteacher and staff) to be drawn from a panel of available members of the Local Advisory Board, to be called on a rota basis in alphabetical order, subject to availability. (Local Advisory Boards are recommended to include one Parent Governor.)

(Must be at least equal in number and different than the Governors who heard the case at the first stage)

Quorum:

At least 3 Governors

General Terms:

The Committee has delegated authority to act to hear any appeal lodged under the Local Authority model staffing procedures adopted by the Local Advisory Board.

Pupil Discipline Committee

Membership:

At least 3 impartial Governors (excluding the Headteacher and staff) to be drawn from a panel of available members of the Local Advisory Board, to be called on a rota basis in alphabetical order, subject to availability. (Local Advisory Boards are recommended to include one Parent Governor.)

Quorum:

At least 3 Governors

General Terms:

To operate within the statutory procedures relating to pupil exclusions, in particular:

  1. To consider representations about any fixed term exclusion
  2. To consider fixed term exclusions of more than 15 days in one term

(including exclusions which in aggregate come to more than 15 days) and permanent exclusions.

  1. To consider recommendations and/or directions from the independent review panel as appropriate.

Curriculum, SEN and General Complaints

Membership:

At least 3 impartial Governors (excluding the Headteacher and staff) to be drawn from a panel of available members of the Local Advisory Board, to be called on a rota basis in alphabetical order, subject to availability. (Local Advisory Boards are recommended to include one Parent Governor.)

Quorum:

At least 3 Governors

General Terms:

To hear and make a decision on any complaint at stage 3 of the formal complaints procedure.

Headteacher’s Appraisal

To agree annually, with the Headteacher, performance objectives, to monitor progress towards those objectives, to agree a review statement annually and to recommend incremental pay where appropriate.

LAB Member                        Relationship Relevant Business Pecuniary Interests Declaration
Ruth Onyekaba Principal I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Phil Breakell Chair of Governors I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Amy Calladine Community I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Chetna Smith Non- teaching staff I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Joanne Bebb Parent I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Rachel Burke Parent I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Barbara Fielding Community I have no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.