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Board Meetings Academic Year 2017-18

 

Board Meetings
23rd September  2017 Saturday morning
7th December 2017 Thursday evening
3rd February 2018 Saturday morning
22nd March 2018 Thursday evening
18th May 2018  Friday morning
5th July 2018 Thursday evening

 

TPET Annual Meeting Forecast and Year Planner – Directors and LGB                                              (Jun 17)

Autumn Term

Meeting Routine Agenda Points Notes
first half Board of Directors

Sat 23 Sep 17

·       Elect Chair and Vice Chair

·       Governor paperwork

·       Review Scheme of Delegation

·       Review committees

·       Set objectives for the Board for the year

·       Exam summary

·       Complaints summary

·       Pay Policy

 

LGB

LSS: 9 Oct 17 (pm)

SA: 17 Oct 17 (pm)

·       Elect Chair and Vice Chair (biannually)

·       Governor paperwork

·       Approve SDP

·       Teachers’ pay review

·       Exam summary

·       Pay Policy

 

Between end Sep and end Oct LGB to review teachers’ pay – teachers receive annual salary statement before half term
Remuneration Committee

Date to be reviewed

 

·       Pay Policy to be agreed

·       Teachers pay review

Remuneration Committee

Date to be reviewed

 

·       CEO and TPET performance management
second  half Board of Directors

Thu 7 Dec 17

 

·       Approve annual reports and accounts

·       Feedback Rem Committee:

o   Performance Management

o   Teachers pay review

·       Challenge Partners report for SWA

 

31 Dec – Annual reports and accounts deadline
LGB

SA: 5 Dec 17 (am)

LSS: 12 Dec 17 (am)

 

·       HT Report

·       Challenge Partners report for SWA

CEO and Chair of LGB – Principals Performance Management

September, Curriculum:  First teaching of new GCSEs in some subjects, graded 9 to 1.

Changes to GCSEs, AS and A-levels that will affect each current school year group, Section 7: year 9, GOV.UK – DfE

September, Curriculum:  First teaching of new AS and A-levels in some subjects.

Changes to GCSEs, AS and A-levels that will affect each current school year group, Section 5: year 11, GOV.UK – DfE

September, Finance:  Removal of the education services grant (ESG).

Education services grant, The Key

31 December, Finance:  Academies to submit the audited accounts and auditor’s regularity assurance report to the ESFA by this date.

Academies accounts direction, GOV.UK – EFA

 

Spring Term 

Meeting Routine Agenda Points

 

Notes
first half Executive Board

TBC

During school day

Chair of Board and CEO to meet with LGBs Attendance from LGB:

·       Chair

·       Principal

·       (possibly Vice Chair?)

 

Board of Directors

Sat 3 Feb 18

 

·       Self-review

·       Admissions

31 Jan – Publish the audited accounts on the trusts website and file with Companies House.
second half LGB

SA: 13 Mar 18 (am)

LSS: 20 Mar 18 (am)

 

·       HT Report

·       Forecast meeting dates

·       Review SDP

·       Agree curriculum plans

 

15 Mar – Admission authorities must send a copy of their admission arrangements to the LA.
Board of Directors

Thu 22 Mar 18

 

 

31 January, Finance:  Publish the audited accounts on the trust’s website by this date and file with Companies House (academies only).

 

Academies Financial Handbook 2016, GOV.UK – EFA, see page 9 (Adobe pdf file)

1 March, Admissions:  National offer day for secondary schools.

 

School admissions code, GOV.UK – DfE, see page 27 (Adobe pdf file)

31 March, Admissions:  Admissions authorities must send a copy of their admission arrangements to the LA.

 

School admissions code, GOV.UK – DfE, see page 19 (Adobe pdf file)

 

 

 

Summer Term          

Meeting Routine Agenda Points

 

Notes / Deadlines
first half School Visit

Fri 18 May 18

 

 

 

Attendance (Members possibly attend):

·       Directors

·       Principals

·       Vice Chairs?

 

May – Academies to submit their budget forecast return: outturn to the ESFA

 

second half LGB

SA: 26 Jun 18 (pm)

LSS: 3 Jul 18 (pm)

 

·       HT Report

·       LGB review budget forecast

·       School performance targets

·       Targets SDP for next year

·       Staffing Structure

·       Review attendance of pupils, staff and governors

·       Review pupil exclusions for the year

·       Review SDP progress

·       Review careers advice

·       Review governor visits

 

Meeting can be in the morning if preferred
Board of Directors

Thu 5 Jul 18

 

·       Board endorse budget forecast

·       Staffing Structure: SA & LSS

 

31 Jul – Budget forecast return deadline

 

May – June, Curriculum:  A-Level and GCSE exams.

31 August 2019:  Review auditors prior to “period for appointing auditors”

Academies Financial Handbook:   Academies financial handbook 2016, GOV.UK – EFA (Adobe pdf file)

Attendance at Board Meetings 2015-16

Director Board of Directors Meeting
30 Jun 16 24 Mar 16 7 May 16 7 Jul 16
Michael Cooper Yes Yes Yes Yes
Victoria Eadie Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nick Grant Yes apologies Yes apologies
Robert Lobatto apologies Yes Yes apologies
Julie Pears Yes apologies Yes Yes
Sandy Sehmi Yes Yes Yes Yes
Charlotte Warner Yes apologies Yes Yes
Fiona Wilson N/A N/A Yes apologies