Q&S Agenda 12th March 2015

Castlewood School Governing Body              Castlewood Road

Quality & Standards Committee                           Southwater

Chair:         Maria Roberts                                  West Sussex    RH13 9US

Vice Chair:  Andrew Guy                                     Telephone:        01403 734822

                                                                        Fax                   01403 734978




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



Quality and Standards Committee

Thursday 12th March 2015 - 7pm


                                                                                                                                                Max time         Lead


1: Apologies for absence and Declaration of Pecuniary Interest                  2 mins               MR


2: Approval of minutes from last Q&S meeting 22nd January 2015   2 mins               MR


3:Matters arising from Q&S committee 22nd January 2015;                        2 mins               MR



a. Website Statutory Checklist – needs to be on the agenda for the next Q&S meeting in March. MR/BA

b. Send list of items missing from website, to all governors. JS

c. Remind governors of the British Values, send by email. BA

d. Ofsted update to be included on the next Q&S meeting in MarchMR/BA

e. Email the Spring Term templates to all governors BA


4:Safeguarding changes/Disqualification in Childcare                                10 mins             JS


5: Ofsted changes following recent consultation                                        10 mins             MR


6: Website Statutory Checklist                                                                 15 mins             JS/MR  


7: Year R baseline                                                                                  20 mins             JS                                            

8: Policies for approval;                                                                          5 mins               MR

-       Confidential Reporting

-       Sex and Relationships policy


9: Assessment update                                                                            10 mins             JS


10: Update on SIP                                                                                  15 mins             JS


11: AOB                                                                                                5 mins               All





Dates of next meetings:


Wednesday 25th March – FGB (7pm)

Thursday 30th April – Resources Committee (7pm)

Thursday 7th May – Q&S Committee (7pm)






Priorities 2014/15:

Raise standards in English – 100% of able pupils make expected progress and 45% make more than expected progress

Teaching and Learning increasingly moving from Good to Outstanding

Greater Engagement with hard to reach parents




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

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