Estates Committee


Estates Committee -  Terms of Reference   Sept 2018


Sandra Morris, Paul Birkinhead, Jan Leybourne, Jonathan Battye, Emma Nelson, Libby Woods




Collette Devonport, Ruth Clarkson, Helen Birkinhead, Cathryn Lewin, Paul Spooner, John Mannion


Sandra Morris


Carly Almond (Administration Assistant)




At least 3 Governors


At least termly prior to the Full Governing Body meeting



  • To provide support and guidance for the Head Teacher on all matters relating to the school premises and grounds, security and health and safety.


  • Annually inspect the premises and grounds and prepare a statement of priorities for maintenance and development for the approval of the Governing Body.


  • To assist the Governing Body and Head Teacher to discharge their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant legislation in collaboration with the LA.


  • to consider the LA's policies on health and safety and recommend a policy for the school for adoption by the Governing Body.


  • To ensure that the necessary school management organisation is in place to implement the policy.


  • To monitor the effectiveness of the school's health and safety arrangements, make periodic inspections of buildings, plant and equipment and report at least once a year to the Governing Body.


  • To approve the costs and arrangements for maintenance, repairs and redecoration within the budget allocation.


  • To oversee the preparation and implementation of contracts.


  • To ensure that the school complies with health and safety regulations.


  • To ensure that Governors' responsibilities are discharged regarding litter under the Environmental Protection Act 1990


  •  To oversee the implementation of the lettings and charges policy for the approval of the Governing Body.


  • To review and determine the charges for lettings on an annual basis.


  • To ensure any necessary liaison with the/ Local Authority's Property Services Section.


  • 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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