Governor Impact at Castle View GB Meeting Summer 2019


Following the retirement of Mrs Atanasova as School Secretary at the end of the Summer Term, we have recruited Mrs Lyn Roberts as School Business Manager commencing at the start of the Autumn Term.  The Headteacher, the Chair of Governors and the Accountant were on the recruitment panel.


A member of the Governing Body assisted in the SATs.


Governors continue to monitor and approve the policies covered by school.


Meetings to discuss the staff requirements for the next academic year have taken place between the Chair and Headteacher, and are in hand to be implemented.


A full budget meeting was held with the Headteacher, Chair of Governors, External School Adviser and Accountant, forecasting for the next three financial years; together with a benchmarking exercise to compare the school’s financial outlay with other schools within the local authority area.  This budget was presented to Governors at the Full Governing Body meeting and was ratified by all members present.


Governor Impact at Castle View GB Meeting Spring 2019

The Chair and Headteacher discussed the Service Level Agreements for the forthcoming year.

Together with staff, the Chair reviewed the ‘Curriculum Overview for Whole School’.

The Finance Committee approved the improvements to the EYFS outdoor play area.  This was successfully installed during the Spring Half Term Holiday and was project managed by the Deputy Headteacher, who kept the committee members fully informed of the progress.

The Headteacher’s Performance Committee met to review the progress of this academic year’s target set for the Headteacher.

The Benchmarking Exercise was conducted by the Accountant, Headteacher, Chair of Governors, and the School Improvement Partner.

The Single Central Record has been checked and verified by the Vice-Chair of Governors.


Governor Impact at Castle View GB Meeting Autumn 2018

Mrs Vanessa Edwards commenced her appointed of Deputy Headteacher from September 2018.

The Governing Body have completed a skills audit to identify any requirements for training.

The Governing Body has received training from our ‘Data Protection Officer’ MaryAnn Davison with regard to the changes in Data Protection Law and the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on May 25th 2018.

All Governors now have School or Local Authority email addresses to comply with GDPR.

Headteacher’s Performance Review is scheduled to be conducted in the near future.

All Health and Safety Policies, and Data Protection Policies have been reviewed and updated.

The school website has been checked for compliance in accordance with

The Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and the Chair of Governors have reviewed the School Development Plan for 2018-2021.

The Chair, Headteacher, and Deputy Headteacher have met to discuss the changes in staff during the next academic year.




Useful Links

We are very proud to announce that we are now a Music Ambassador School.

We highly value music, singing and performance in our school and are thrilled that the quality in the children’s performance skills has been recognised.


To find out more about the Accent Music Hub, please click on this link:

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