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Bradfields Academy

Bradfields Academy

Committee & Full Board of Trustees Meetings

Student Needs and Curriculum Committee 

This committee meets 3 times a year.  It is responsible for all matters concerned with both the pastoral curriculum and academic curriculum.  The committee will receive briefings from lead members of the academy's management team and consider the detail so as to determine both the impact of curriculum provision and the value for money of any expenditure on resources.

This may involve a 'Task and Finish' group of 2 trustees visiting the Academy to look closely at a particular topical area to inform their judgement of impact and value for money.  This task is usually performed in liaison with one of the Vice or Assistant Principals.  They will provide a written report which is then submitted to the committee and Full Trustee Body.

The Chair of the Student Needs and Curriculum Committee is Marian Wheeler.

Date of next meeting :

  • Monday 10th February 2020

Finance, Audit, Staffing and Buildings Committee

This committee meets 3 times a year.  It is responsible for all matters concerned with the academy budget (including audit), staff appointments/contracts/performance management/salary and the Academy site.  The committee will receive briefings from lead members of the academy's management team and consider the detail so as to determine both the impact on provision and the value for money of any expenditure on staffing/resources.

This may involve a 'Task and Finish' group of 2 trustees visiting the Academy to look closely at a particular topical area to inform their judgement of impact and value for money.  This task is usually performed in liaison with one of the Vice or Assistant Principals.  They will provide a written report which is then submitted to committee and Full Trustee Body.

The Chair of the Finance, Staffing and Buildings Committee is Paul Coyne.

Date of next meeting : 

  • Thursday 12th March 2020

Full Board of Trustees

The Full Board of Trustees meets 4 times a year.  The first meeting of the year involves the Trustees planned their business programme for the full year.  There are three other meetings that take place two weeks after the committee meetings referred to above.  

The Full Board of Trustees meeting will review the work of the two committees, take account of any policy and practice changes that have been recommended, consider 'Task & Finish' reports and determine outcomes and next steps, receive the Principal's report on progress against the Academy Development Plan for 2017-20, receive an update of the Self-Evaluation Document with judgements against OFSTED criteria in addition to other organisational matters and responsibilities.

Date of next Full Board of Trustees Meeting:

  • Monday 23rd March 2020

The meetings for 2019-20 are as follows:

  • Curriculum & Student Needs Committee: 
    • Monday 8th June 2020
  • Finance, Audit, Staffing & Buildings Committee: 
    • Thursday 18th June 2020
  • Full Board of Trustees Meeting:
    • Monday 22nd June 2020
    • Thursday 2nd July 2020 (Evaluation Meeting)

The Full GB meetings are chaired by the Chair of Trustees or in his absence the Vice-Chair.

If you have a query about the Board of Trustees then you should write to the Clerk to the Board of Trustees at the Academy address.