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Committies

The Finance, Buildings and Staffing Committee

This committee is responsible for monitoring, reviewing and advising the schools' full Governing Body on all aspects of finance and buildings.

Some duties include:

  • Preparing a draft budget based on the priorities in the school development plan
  • Monitoring the budget throughout the year
  • Establishing and monitoring appropriate policies and procedures for sound budgetary control, based on the Financial Regulations drawn up by Staffordshire County Council
  • Arranging regular inspections of the premises to identify essential maintenance work
  • Recommending to the Governing Body an ongoing programme of repairs and maintenance
 
The Standards and Curriculum Committee

This committee is responsible for monitoring, reviewing and advising the schools' full Governing Body on all aspects of teaching and learning, within the scope of the National Curriculum and Religious Education of the school as directed by the Diocesan Education Service.

It helps to ensure that every child attending St. Gabriel's School is;

- Taught to the highest standards

- Has equal access to the National Curriculum

- Has equal access to the religious life of the school

Some of the aims of this committee are:

  • To ensure that the whole school curriculum is: broad and balanced, relevant to the needs of all children, provides continuity and progression, adequately resourced
  • To promote extra-curricular / enrichment activities
  • To ensure that statutory targets for pupil achievements are set and published as required
  • To monitor the spending of Pupil Premium funding and the impact on progress and attainment of those pupils involved
  • To ensure that the National Curriculum is delivered and its assessment procedures are carried out in line with the legal framework and Ofsted requirements
  • To celebrate children's achievements
 
The Health, Safety and Well-being Committee

This committee is responsible for monitoring, reviewing and advising the school's full Governing Body on all aspects of Health, Safety and Well-being at the school.

It's duties include:

  • Liaising with the Local Authority to ensure compliance with legal and local requirements
  • Reviewing the Health and Safety Policy annually and updating as necessary
  • Setting Health and Safety targets to improve performance
  • Ensuring the audit of Health and Safety takes place and that action plans are drawn up
  • Promoting a positive attitude towards Health and Safety within the school community