Governing Body

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Cleeve Park School is an academy as part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT). 

TKAT is a multi-academy trust which was established on 1st September 2010.  Its constitution is set out in the Articles of Association and this is shared with individual academies via the Scheme of Delegation.  TKAT have, through the Scheme of Delegation, established Local Governing Bodies for each of the Academies.

The Local Governing Body of each of the Academies is responsible for fulfilling the strategic and operational governance role in the conduct of the Academy.

Please click here to link to the Directors of the TKAT Board.   (http://www.tkat.org/96/meet-the-team)


Cleeve Park School Local Governing Body (LGB)

Mission Statement

The Local Governing Body is committed to realising the vision that Cleeve Park School will become an outstanding provider of education.

Through a proactive process of support and challenge we will strive to ensure that:

  • every student reaches their full potential
  • the quality of teaching and learning is of the highest standard
  • students intellectual, social, moral and emotional development is enhanced at every opportunity
  • all students are empowered to respond and succeed in a dynamic world

Membership

We currently have 11 governors:

  • 1 Executive  Head Teacher
  • 1 Head of School
  • 1 staff governors
  • 2 parent governors
  • 6 appointed governors

Chair of Governors:                Denise Prior, an appointed governor

Vice-Chair of Governors:      Syd Martin, a parent governor

Please see the menu on the left for details of our current and recent LGB members.  If you wish to contact governors, please do so via the school contact details.

Structure

There are four meetings of the full Local Governing Body each academic year.  In addition to this, there are two committees who have delegated responsibility laid out in their terms of reference.

Strategic Standards Committee

The Strategic Standards Committee strives to provide all students with outstanding educational experiences, where there is significant growth in students’ knowledge, resulting in exceptional achievement and students being fully equipped for the next stage in their careers.

The committee will ensure that:

  • Curriculum developments are responsive to national reform and inspire all learners and ensure high standards.
  • Attainment towards targets is monitored throughout the academic cycle and is challenged where required.
  • They are fully involved within the development and application of initiatives to support the progress of learning and raising the expectations of our students.
  • They support the development of an inspiring environment which excites creative imagination.

Business Committee

The Business committee supports and advises on setting and reviewing budgets and ensuring resources are allocated in line with the School Improvement Plan. It ensures that the school has a well-qualified, and committed and supported staff team, so that the best educational opportunities are offered to all students.

The committee will:

  • Monitor the efficient use of funds, ensuring that the school remains solvent.
  • Strive to ensure resources are available and effectively utilised.
  • Monitors the use of pupil premium to ensure barriers to learning are overcome and that all students are able to achieve.
  • Ensure that the school premises provide a safe environment in which to learn and work.
  • Ensure that the school’s recruitment and retention practices, which follow safeguarding and safer recruitment guidelines, ensure the appointment of outstanding staff.
  • Value staff as individuals and ensure high quality effective continuing professional development is offered to enhance their professional skills.
  • Ensure high professional standards are maintained through robust performance management and disciplinary systems.
  • Annually review the staffing structure and staff performance.

In addition to these two committees, there is a Pay Committee who meet once a year to consider and agree pay recommendations.