Attendance, Behaviour and Communications
Terms of Reference
Attendance Behaviour and Communications Committee
Not less than 5 governors plus the Head or another nominated member of the senior leadership team, as agreed from time to time by the Governing Body.
The committee may make recommendations to the governing body for co-option of non-governor members.
Associate Members have the right to vote on committees as long as they do not exceed the numbers of governors.
3 governors, always including the Head or another nominated member of the senior leadership team.
The committee will meet at least three times each academic year term prior to the main governing body meeting and otherwise as required.
The committee will receive reports from the school in sufficient detail to undertake planning, monitoring and evaluation and thus enable it to fulfil its strategic role. In order to keep bureaucracy to a minimum, whenever possible reports will be used in common across the school.
Terms of reference
To maintain a strategic oversight of progress towards ensuring:
The deepest and most meaningful possibly contribution by students to the life of the school and wider community;
The most effective engagement with parents and carers by the school;
This will involve regular monitoring and evaluation work with named post holders with a view to making recommendations to the governing body to address any issues in these areas. It will encompass, but not be restricted to, a close focus on work designed to help the school achieve an ‘Outstanding’ grade in respect of those sections of the Ofsted Inspection Framework dealing with school context, pupil contribution to the school and community, parent and carer engagement and community cohesion
To review the provision of reports to parents on student progress, ensure that statutory requirements are met, and monitor the outcomes.
To review the provision of opportunities for family engagement in student learning and monitor the outcomes.
To review how the school seeks the views of parents and monitor the outcomes.
To review a strategy on communications with the PPF, parents, local community and other schools, and monitor the outcomes
To review a strategy on community use of the school and partnership with community groups, and monitor the outcomes.
To review a strategy on student engagement and the development of student voice, and monitor the outcomes.
To review the marketing and promotion of the school including the Secondary Transfer booklet, brochure, website, promotions, Open Sessions and Student Planner, and monitor the outcomes
To review the media and digital strategy for the school and its community, and monitor the outcomes
To review an e-communications policy and monitor the outcomes
Liaison with other schools