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  • Set Dates of Future Meetings for 2019-20

    Educational Strategy Committee: 

    • Tuesday 24 September 2019
    • Tuesday 14 January 2020 
    • Tuesday 28 April 2020 

    Strategic Development Committee ‚Äč: 

    • Tuesday 1 October 2019
    • Tuesday 11 February 2020 
    • Tuesday 19 May 2020 

    Full Governing Body: 

    • Tuesday 17 September 2019 (business meeting) 7 p.m. following OfSTED training
    • Tuesday 5 November 2019
    • Tuesday 3 March 2020
    • Tuesday 9 June 2020
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The Headteacher of the school is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school. The role of the full Governing Body is to provide strategic management, and to act as a "critical friend", supporting the work of the headteacher and other staff.

Schools generally have 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 must appoint the Headteacher and may be involved in the appointment of other staff.

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).

Governors must review school exclusions in certain circumstances, and have the power to reinstate an excluded pupil or reduce the term of the exclusion (although not to increase it).

Voluntary Aided schools and Academies act as their own admissions authorities. In such schools, the governing body sets the admissions policy, makes admissions decisions and defends admissions appeals.

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