Community Committee

Community Committee -  Terms of Reference Sept 2016


Sandra Morris, Jan Leybourne, Jonathan Battye, Marie Evans, Bill Dutton, Dr C Tyler,

 Jane Grecic, Alison Jones




Collette Davenport, Ruth Clarkson, Helen Birkinhead


Sandra Morris


Cathryn Lewin (SBM)




At least 3 Governors


At least termly prior to the Full Governing Body meeting





  • To monitor and evaluate, and review where appropriate, policies relating to pupil health, safety and welfare (including safeguarding and child protection), behaviour and discipline.


  • To monitor and evaluate, and review where appropriate, policies relating to social inclusion (including Looked After Children) , equal opportunities and provision for pupils in receipt of pupil premium


  • To monitor pupil attendance and absence rates and pupil exclusion rates and to consider strategies to improve them



  • To review the use of exclusion within the school.


  • To monitor the use of physical intervention




  • To be responsible for addressing issues of relationships with the community and issues of promoting the school.


  • To seek the views of learners and parents/carers and of the school’s stakeholders and partners in order to inform the Governing Body and Head Teacher in their decision making about the way the school is conducted.


  • To have oversight of the development of and to monitor extended school provision and to report to the Governing Body with recommendations. To include granting permission for overnight visits.


  • To have oversight of links with other schools (primary/secondary liaison as appropriate) and Further Education /industry links



  • To consider and report back upon such matters as may be delegated or devolved to the Committee by the Governing Body.
  • To ensure there are effective Clerking arrangements in place for the Committee
  • To submit minutes to the full Governing Body.



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