Q&S Agenda 7th May 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 7th May 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 12th March 2015               2 mins               MR


3:Matters arising from Q&S committee 12th March 2015;                         2 mins               MR


1. Provide an update on the Disqualification by Association regulation and the approach taken at Castlewood – at the next Q&S meeting JS

2. Update both policies that were approved and send to the school office (MF) BA

3. Look at SIP template for 15/16 and set up a column for Governors - evidence of progress towards objectives. JS

4. If any governor is able to conduct a Monitoring visit to Year 5, in Rev’d Godfrey’s absence, please advise JW All


4:Yr 6 attainment predictions and in-year progress                                20 mins             JS


5: Feedback from PP training – what actions should the GB now have?  20 mins             MR


6: Approve SEN policy                                                                                     5 mins               JS


7: Update on EYFS baseline assessment                                                  2 mins               JS


8: Statutory guidance on exclusions                                                      5 mins               JW


9: AOB                                                                                                 5 mins               All



Dates of next meetings:

Thurs 11th June – Resources Committee 7pm

Thurs 18th June – Q&S Committee 7pm

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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