Resources agenda 1st Oct 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 1st October 2015 at 8pm


                                                                                                                                                Max Time               Lead


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

2.       Approval of Minutes from previous meeting 11th June 2015               2 mins                   NB

3.       Matters arising from previous meeting on 11th June 2015                  2 mins                   NB


Action detail



File Summer Term H&S report in the school office



Ensure that the school website is updated, if necessary, regarding governor’s business interests - this is a requirement from 1st Sep 2015



Ensure MF has copies of the 4 policies approved



Advise BA if you are able to attend the Open Morning on Friday 20th November 10.30am



Confirm if governor support is required at the Summer Fete



Governors to book in Summer Term monitoring visits if not already completed.


4.       Kitchen Audit on UFSM     5 mins   JS

5.       Staffing Update     2 mins    JS

6.       Premises Update    5 mins    JS

7.       Approval of Educational Visits 2015-16      2 mins   NB

8.       Approval of Appraisal, Capability and Pay Policies     2 mins    JW

9.       Website Update    5 mins   SS

10.   Admissions 2015/16 – choices when a child starts     10 mins     JS

11.   Parent Helpers in School and new DB process     5 mins    JS

12.   School events requiring governor support     2 mins     JS

-        Blackberry Fair (Sat 3rd Oct 1pm – 4pm) 

-        New Parents Open Morning (Fri 16th Oct 10.30am – 11am)

-        Parents Evening crèche (Weds 21st Oct - 4.50pm to 7.30pm, and Thurs 22nd Oct - 3.20pm to 5.50pm)

-        Fireworks(Sat in Nov?)


13.   Training and Locality Courses       2 mins                   NB


14.   AOB


Additional Meeting Papers provided:-

-        Previous Minutes from 11/6/14

-        Policies x 3 (Appraisal, Capability and Pay)


Dates of next meetings – Autumn Term:

Thursday 12th Nov

7pm - Resources Committee


Thursday 19th Nov

7pm - Q&S Committee


Thursday 3rd Dec

7pm - FGB Meeting


Priorities 2015/16







What difference have we made to the school through what we have discussed today?

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