Brockley Primary School Governance
Annual Governance Statement for the Governing Body of Brockley Primary School
to July 2020
The name of the school is Brockley Primary School
The school is a Community School
The name of the governing body is “The Governing Body of Brockley Primary School.”
The Governing Body shall consist of:
1 – Headteacher
1 – Staff Governor
1 – LA Governor
2 – Parent Governors
4 – Co-opted Governors
Total number of Board Members = 9
The Term of Office for all categories is 4 years.
Clerk to Governors in post.
The Governing Body of Brockley School
In accordance with the Government’s requirement for all governing bodies, the three core strategic functions of Brockley Primary School Governing body are:
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
- Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils.
- Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
The Governing Body has a programme of meetings throughout the year and a committee structure that focuses on specific areas of governance
1 Co-opted Governor resigned in September 2019.
1 Pre-existing vacancy for a Co-opted Governor.
As at July 2019 the Board has 7 members.
The Board has actively sought to recruit a Parent Governor and Co-opted Governor to fill the existing vacancies. However, the restrictions imposed in the light of the COVID19 virus have limited the Boards ability to undertake an effective and robust recruitment and selection process required to ensure that suitable applicants are appointed. The situation continues to be monitored.
Attendance record of Governors
All meetings were well attended and any apologies accepted.
Meetings were quorate which ensured that decisions could be made.
FGB MEETING ANNUAL ATTENDANCE
SEPTEMBER 2019 / JULY 2020
|CATEGORY||NAME||END OF TERM||25.09.19||25.11.19||02.03.20||30.03.20||19.05.20||13.07.20|
|Clerk To Governors||Isobel Sperring||√||√||√||√||√||√|
The Work we have done on our Committees and the Governing Body meetings.
The Board started the year with a very clear Monitoring and Evaluation schedule to ensure that all areas were covered. Individuals were appointed as Link Governors taking responsibility for specific subject areas. However, the closure of the school in March resulted in the suspension of activities. Work undertaken from September 2019 – March 2020 is as follows:
Pupil Attainment and Progress
- Moderation of English Books.
- Mathematics Book Looks and Peer
- Performance Data Review.
- Modern Foreign Languages
- Attitudes and Behaviour (including attendance, lates and My Concern)
- Staff Health and Wellbeing
- Budget updates presented at each Full Governing Body meetings for review and challenge.
Policies have been approved by the Governing Board as follows:
- Teachers Pay
- Instrument of Financial Regulations, Procedures, Roles and Responsibilities
- Off-site Visit Policy
- Parent Code of Conduct