Each school has a subcommittee which reports to the full Governing body.
The membership will consist of:
Governors will be made up of:
Up to three associate Governors (including the Headteacher) can be co-opted and hold the skills/qualities deemed desirable by the full Governing body. Governors are particularly interested in the following skills or experience:
Three governors including a member of the School Strategic Team.
To vote on any delegated responsibilities there must be at least 3 voting Governors and a member of the schools strategic team present.
The committee has full decision making powers in regards to the above other than for decisions below which should be referred to the full governing body.
No vote on any matter may be taken unless the majority of the members present are voting governors. The Chair has a casting vote provided s/he is a governor.
All decisions to be voted on should be first agreed by the full Governing body to ensure that all schools confer the same rights and the outcome reported to the full Governing body.
The Chair and Vice Chair will be elected at the first meeting of each academic year by the committee.
The clerk to the committee, and will produce minutes of all meetings to be circulated before the full governing body meeting following the committee meeting.
Annually, by the full governing body
We run tours of the school every Monday with either the headteacher or deputy headteacher at the following times:
Tours last approximately half an hour and are an opportunity to see the school in action. If you are not able to make it to the school on a Monday, feel free to request another time and we will endevour to accommodate it.
We look forward to showing you our fantastic school!
To book a tour, call the school office on 020 8985 7785 or email AdminOrchard@vs.hackney.sch.uk