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Shepwell School Management Committee/Governing Body

Following transition from LA central services to be becoming a maintained school we have increased the Instrument of Government from 10 to 14. We are delighted that all posts with have been filled with representatives from relevant agencies involved with Shepwell School. This means that partners now have a direct input in the development and monitoring of the school. To ensure success in this area, we have engaged the services of Roland Robert a National Leader of Governance to assist us.

The headteacher is responsible for day-to-day management of the school. The role of the Governing Body is to provide strategic management, and to act as a "critical friend", supporting the work of the headteacher and other staff. They are the largest volunteer force in the country.

Shepwell School has a delegated budget to cover salaries, running costs, maintenance and equipment; the Governing Body is responsible for managing this budget. They can decide how many and what types of staff to employ, which equipment to upgrade or replace and what the priorities are for implementing new strategies and initiatives.

Governors also have a role in monitoring the school's progress, and in setting annual targets for the school's performance and for the headteacher (and ensuring that the headteacher sets targets for other staff.

Future Meetings

Wednesday 19th October 2016     

4.30pm  Resources/Finance   

5.00pm - 7.00pm Full Meeting (including Home and Hospital Tuition Service presentation/update by Lisa Southall)

Wednesday 8th February 2017

4.30pm  Resources / Finance

5.00pm-7.00pm  Full Meeting (including Outreach Service presentation/update by Kam Tiwana)

Thursday 11th February 2017

9.30am-11.30am  Prevent training for Darlaston Cluster of schools governors

Wednesday 17th May 2017

5.00pm-7.30pm    Full Meeting (including Shepwell pupil progress data presentation by Sarah Long & Key Stage 2 transition presentation by Hayley Dyer)  

Monday 22nd May 2017

5.00pm-6.00pm   Full Meeting - Budget 2017-2018

Wednesday 18th October 2017

5.00pm-7.30pm  Full Meeting (including Year 11 exam analysis, NEET data & Prevent update) 

Management Committee/Governing Body membership Details

To view a larger version of the Governing Body Chart click on image below: