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Curriculum, Staffing & Effectiveness (CSE)

Responsibilities of the Curriculum, Staffing and Effectiveness Committee (CSE)

The responsibilities of the C&S Committee include:

●          oversight of pupil progress and attainment, ensuring the school provides a high quality learning experience and delivers a broad and balanced curriculum in keeping with the school's aims, all pupil needs and legal requirements.

●          support of the Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team in carrying out their curriculum responsibilities and related staffing matters on behalf of the Board of Governors

●          monitoring progress of the School Development Plan;

●          reviewing curriculum issues, inspection reports, examination results, school self-evaluation process etc.



●          keep under review the school’s curriculum and statutory obligations in relation to the

National Curriculum;

●          monitor school based, local and national Progress and Attainment data and reports (e.g. Analyse School Performance, ASP), evaluating achievement and analysing the performance of different groups and subjects;

●          keep under review the SEN policy, monitoring provision and ensuring that the school fulfils its responsibilities for pupils with special educational needs and with disabilities;

●          monitor the provision for and evaluate the progress and attainment of vulnerable groups (e.g. children eligible for FSM, looked after children, young carers) and EAL provision, and evaluate the effectiveness of intervention strategies including the use of the pupil premium;

●          ensure that all children have equal opportunities and the school meets Public Sector Equality Duties in relation to teaching and learning, curriculum, achievement and progress;

●          monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and learning and the professional development of staff.

  • Monitor the attendance of all pupils and review the School’s Attendance Policy



  • ensure the adoption and implementation of staffing policies and procedures, ensuring that all principles of good and fair employment practice are adhered to, that staff and trade unions are consulted and legal requirements fulfilled;
  • agree the staffing structure (teaching and non-teaching) at least annually in relation to the budget and the school development plan;
  • keep under review appropriate staffing policies and procedures - to include grievance,
  • discipline, redundancy, capability and appraisal, sickness absence, whistle blowing, pay and conditions of employment and ensure staff are consulted and informed appropriately;
  • To review annually, adopt and monitor the implementation of the performance related pay policy
  • To ensure that the annual pay recommendations cycle is carried out in line with statutory requirements ensure that the school complies with Public Sector Equality Duties in relation to staff;
  • ensure the school complies with the latest requirements in relation to safer recruitment and safeguarding procedures;
  • Ensure that opportunities and resources are available for continued professional development for all staff



●          establish and review the Nursery Admissions Policy and procedures which comply with current legal requirements and make recommendations to the governing body;

●          oversee the school's contribution to pupil well-being, including the extent to which pupils feel safe, adopt healthy lifestyles and contribute to the school and wider community;

●          establish and recommend to the Board of Governors a policy on behaviour and associated policies (including anti-bullying), monitor their implementation and evaluate outcomes.

●          establish, monitor and evaluate child protection and safeguarding policies/procedures and make recommendations to the governing body;

●          monitor and evaluate the engagement of parents with the school, parental views and how these are taken into account; establish and review the working in partnership agreement.

●          monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of communications with parents including statutory requirements such as the complaints procedure

●          monitor community links and community use of the school, and evaluate the school’s

contribution to promoting community cohesion;

●          monitor the range of the extended school offer and evaluate its impact;

●          keep under review provision and policies for sex and relationships education, religious

education and collective worship and make recommendations to the governing body as necessary;

  • review recommendations of the annual GDPR audit report and review related policies



The STL Committee is also responsible for the review of the following policies and procedures:


Admissions Statement




Behaviour and Discipline




Complaints Procedure


Disciplinary Procedure (including Allegations of Abuse against Staff & Staff Discipline)


Equality Objectives


Flexible Working Policy



Staff Appraisal Policy


Self Evaluation Policy

Sex Education




Attendance 2019


GovernorGovernor Type25 Nov 201920 Jan 202002 Mar 202029 Jun 2020
Alison ChardHeadteacherYYXX
Mr Thomas DebostParent governorYXYY
Miss Alexandria FlowersCo-opted governorXYXY
Mrs Paula GarbettActing Headteachern/an/aYY
Tracey SuttonCo-opted governorYXYY

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