Q&S Agenda 18th June 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 18th June 2015 - 7pm


                                                                                                            Max time         Lead


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


2: Approval of minutes from last Q&S meeting 7th May 2015                    2 mins               MR


3:Matters arising from Q&S committee 7th May 2015;                              2 mins               MR


1. In order to continue to monitor the quality assurance of the school’s tracking and assessment process, ensure this is included within the focus of the Monitoring Visits during the Autumn Term. GK/MR

2. Governors should continue to ask challenging questions re pupil progress and effectiveness of intervention programmes that certain pupils are on. A named Governor (MR) to continue to monitor the progress of PP.  All/ MR

3. Ensure EYFS Baseline Assessment is on the agenda for Q&S first half of Autumn Term. MR/BA


4: Ofsted Changes                                                                                10 mins             MR                  

5: New Curriculum – reports to parents                                                 5 mins               MR/JS


6: New Intake                                                                                       10 mins             JS


7: Monitoring Visits for Summer Term; reminder to governors                2 mins               JW


8: FGB – 2nd July, to discuss format and timings                                      10 mins             JW                                                                              

9: AOB                                                                                                 5 mins               All



Dates of next meetings:

Thurs 2nd July – FGB – All Day  


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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