Student Outcomes and Teaching Committee

STUDENT OUTCOMES AND TEACHING COMMITTEE

Student Outcomes and Teaching Committee attendance 2016-17

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Members:

Ms K Campbell (Chair)
Mrs M Bellis (Vice Chair)
Mr G Anders
Mr G Appleton
Mr I Arnold
Mr R Cormack
Mrs L Denny
Mrs N Kearney
Mr C Sheeran
Mr C Mercure (Associate)

Membership:

(a) The committee shall consist of not less than four Governors plus the Principal.

(b) The committee shall have such associate non-voting members as is thought appropriate.

Election of Chair and Vice Chair:

The committee shall elect a chair and vice chair at its first meeting of the academic year.

Quorum:

The quorum shall be three Governors, of which one must be the Principal or a delegated deputy.

Meetings:

The committee shall meet a minimum of once per term.

Minutes:

The minutes shall be taken by Janet Hodgetts or an appropriate alternative.

Review of Terms of Reference:

The Terms of Reference shall be reviewed annually by the full Governing Body.

Delegated responsibilities of the committee:
Policy and Procedure:

  • Seek assurance from the college management that the full Governing Body (FGB) has all necessary curriculum related policies to meet statutory and local requirements.
  • Where delegation has been agreed by the FGB, establish and review the effectiveness of statutory policies, plans and procedures relating to achievement and teaching related matters including the Accessibility Plan.
  • Where delegation has been agreed by the FGB, establish and review the effectiveness of non-statutory policies, targets, plans and procedures relating to achievement and teaching related matters including:
  • Agreeing targets.
  • Agreeing and reviewing policies on Curriculum, Collective Worship, Religious Education, Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development, ensuring British Values are promoted across all areas.
  • Oversight of a policy for educational visits, including the appointment of a named co-ordinator.
  • Consider and advise the FGB on standards and other matters relating to the college’s curriculum, including any statutory requirements delegated to the committee.
  • Consider curricular issues which have implications for financial and human resource decisions and make recommendations to the relevant committee or the Governing Body.
  • Arrange for on-line information to be published on the Pupil Premium allocation, its use and impact on attainment.
  • Monitor and evaluate outcomes supported by Pupil Premium.
  • Arrange for on-line information to be published on the curriculum provision, content and approach, by year and by subject.
  • Evaluate arrangements for reporting to parents on learning.
  • Provide challenge and hold the Principal and other senior leaders to account for improving the quality of teaching and students’ achievement.
  • Agree and review a policy on assessment and target setting to ensure that all groups of students, including the most vulnerable make good progress.
  • Provide and support curriculum development as set out in the College Improvement Plan ensuring opportunities for all irrespective of location.
  • Evaluate all aspects of the curriculum design and student learning.
  • Oversee arrangements for individual governors to take a leading role in specific areas of provision, e.g. SEN, Literacy, Numeracy.
  • Review opportunities for students and parents to access resources via an electronic means rather than face to face.