Resources Agenda 12 Nov 2015

Castlewood School Governing Body

Resources Committee, Castlewood Road, Southwester, West Sussex, RH13 9US, Telephone: 01403 734822, Fax: 01403 734978.

Chair: Nicola Brown    Vice Chair:  Clare Quinlisk  

  Our School’s key strengths:

Care, guidance and support at all levels: Team Work

Creative Curriculum and enrichment opportunities

Positive behaviour – inside and outside of school


Resources Committee Meeting - Thursday 12th November 2015 at 7pm

                                                                                                                                                                  Max Time                Lead

1.     Apologies for absence and Declarations of Pecuniary Interests            2 mins        NB 

2.     Budget review 15-16 inc pupil premium and sports premium               20 mins       CR/NB

3.     Approval of Minutes from previous meeting 1st October  2015            2 mins          NB

4.     Matters arising from previous meeting on 1st October  2015                5 mins         NB

5.     Parent, Staff and Pupil Questionnaire  10 mins  JS

6.     Staffing Update  2 mins  JS

7.     Premises & Health and Safety Update  5 mins  JS 

8.     Update on Governor Visits  5 mins  GK

9.     Approval Pay Policy, Medicines Tool Kit and Data Protection  10 mins  JW

10.  Website Update  5 mins  SS

11.  Safeguarding including review accident book  5 mins  WM

12.  Easy Lunch hot dinner provision  10 mins  JS

13.  School events requiring governor support  2 mins  JS

14.  Training and Locality Courses  2 mins  NB 

15.  AOB


Additional Meeting Papers provided:-

-      Previous Minutes from 1/10/15

-      Health and Safety report - Autumn Term 2015

-      Data Protection Policy

-      Medicines Policy

-      Checklist for medical conditions

-      Pay Policy documents x 4

-      Governor Monitoring Visits - 3 x pro-formas, and the School SIP/SDP


Dates of next meetings – Autumn Term:

Thursday 19th Nov

7pm - Q&S Committee


Thursday 3rd Dec

7pm - FGB Meeting


Thursday 14th Jan

7pm - Resources Committee 


Priorities 2015/16

Embed tracking system

Enable Lower Ability pupils to accelerate

Raise parental expectation


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Action detail



Forward the presentation from the WSGA meeting onto the governors.



Ensure the school office has the updated/approved copies of the Appraisal and Capability policies.



Ensure all governors receive their log ins for the website



Confirm governor help at New Parents Open Morning, and Crèche for Parents Evening.



Induction Training for GA.



Ensure that GA/Associate Member is on the agenda for FGB in Dec 2015.



Send the SIP to SS