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Governor Action Plan

Please find below the Action Plan for Governors 2019-20

Governors’ Action Plan 2019-20

Vision: To recruit and maintain an appropriately qualified local governing body (LGB) with the range of attributes necessary to provide the support and critical analysis as required by Frederick Gent School and as mandated by the Two Counties Trust Role Description.

IntentImplementationImpact / Performance IndicatorsSeptember Update
Be well informed1. Undertake Two Counties Trust compulsory training
2. Undertake training appropriate to specific governor role and responsibilities
3. Be up-to-date with inspection guidance
4. Subscribe to and access NGA and key governors support organisations
5. Attend relevant meetings, conferences and courses where possible
6. Create links with other LGBs within the Trust
7. Keep up to date with the financial status of the school
Training and attendance logs held by Clerk
Appropriate challenge evidenced within minutes of meetings
Level of confidence to speak from an informed knowledge base
Safer Recruitment Training and safeguarding training undertaken. Former by Chair and SB; latter by Chair.
Received information from TTCT.
Key subscription for Governors available.
Chair attended TTCT meetings. Networked at conference, acted as independent governor at a complaint appeal – confidential – no further action needed.
Provide support and challenge1. HOCA meetings
2. Chair of Governors regular meetings with Headteacher
3. Link governor meetings
4. Attend behaviour panels
5. Contribute to and participate in learning walks
6. Contribute to and participate in parents’ forums
7. Monitor progress in respect of value for money
Evidenced within minutes of meetings
Good relationships between staff and governors
Good relationships between parents and governors
Overall progress of Frederick Gent School
Be Ofsted ready1. Governor evidence folder
2. Knowledge of inspection guidance and appropriate evidence to promote the school in its best light
Ofsted outcomes
Level of confidence to meet with inspectors and promote the case for Frederick Gent School
Support enhancement of community relationships1. Governor participation in parents’ evenings and school events
2. Pave the way for school involvement in community events and charity events that support the local community
Increased participation of Frederick Gent School in community events and charities
Involvement in quality assurance within the schoolFeedback on:-
1. Learning walks
2. HOCA meetings
3. Link meetings
4. Questions within governing body meetings
5. Participate in QA of Alternative Provision
6. Contribute to and participate in deep dive QA process that will replace learning walks.
Overall progress of Frederick Gent as evidenced by school data and minutes of meetingsThere has been a significant improvement in FGS data for outcomes. Improvement in behaviour data. Improvement in attendance. Further work needed on PP outcomes.