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The Beacon C of E (VA) Primary School

'Living life in all its fullness' (John 10:10)

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admin@beacon-ce-primary.devon.sch.uk

1 Beacon Place, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2SR

01395 264300

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Governance

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All Governing Boards, no matter what type of schools or how many schools they govern, have three core functions:

·    Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.

·   Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff, and

·   Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

In our school the Full Governing Board meet once every half-term and are supported by two main Committees, both of which have delegated authority.  These are the Resources Committee which monitors the school finances, personnel, health and safety and premises related matters, and the Curriculum and Learning Committee which focuses on standards and attainments.  All work completed by the Committees is reported back to the Full Governing Board.

In addition, the Board has a Pay Committee which meets at least once a year, a Headteacher’s Appraisal Committee which meets four times a year, and an Admissions Committee which meets at least once a year and as often as needed.  All Committees have delegated responsibilities.

The terms of reference for each of these Committees explains what delegated authority the Committee has been given to make decisions on behalf of the Board, and copies are available on the links below.

‚ÄčOur Governors are from the Church, parents and staff at the school and the wider community and are appointed for four year terms.  All of the Governors are volunteers with some appointments being made by the Church and the Local Authority.  Day to day management decisions are taken by the Headteacher and school staff.  However, the Governing Board is responsible for appointing staff and making policy decisions.

Click here to Meet our Governors

List of Governor's Register of Interests and Attendance current members

List of Governor's Register of Interests and Attendance 2018 - 2019

List of Governors' Register of Interests and Attendance 2017 - 2018

 

Please click below for a copy of the part one minutes of the Full Governing Board.

Full Governing Board Meeting 16th March 2020

Full Governing Board Meeting 3rd February 2020

Full Governing Board meeting 2nd December 2019.

Full Governing Board meeting 23rd September 2019

Full Governing Board meeting 15th July 2019

Full Governing Board meeting 20th May 2019

Full Governing Board meeting 26th March 2019

Full Governing Board meeting 11th February 2019

Full Governing Board meeting 3rd December 2018

Full Governing Board meeting 24th September 2018 

Full Governing Board meeting 16th July 2018

Full Governing Board meeting 21st May 2018

Full Governing Board meeting 26th March 2018

Full Governing Board meeting 29th January 2018 

Full Governing Board meeting 4th December 2017 

Full Governing Board meeting 25th September 2017

Full Governing Board meeting 10th July 2017

Full Governing Board meeting 22nd May 2017

Full Governing Board meeting 27th March 2017 

Full Governing Board meeting 30th January 2017

Full Governing Board meeting 5th December 2016 

Full Governing Board meeting 26th September 2016 

Full Governing Board meeting 18th July 2016 

Full Governing Board meeting 23rd May 2016 

Full Governing Body meeting 21st March 2016

Full Governing Body meeting 8th February 2016

Full Governing Body meeting 30th November 2015

 Full Governing Body meeting 18th May 2015

Our Chair of Governors is Mrs Caroline Walshaw.

Our Vice Chair of Governors is Mr Steve Badcott.

Chair of Curriculum and Learning Committee is Mr Paul Stock.

Lead SEN Governor is Paul Stock

Chair of Resources is Mr Ian Moore.

Lead Safeguarding Governor is Mrs J Harper-Shea.

 

Governors can be contacted at Governors@beacon-ce-primary.devon.sch.uk or through our school office.