AMF Full Governing Body Terms of Reference


  • All Governors & Clerk


Regularity of Meetings:

  • Minimum of 3 times a year


Terms of Reference

    • To agree constitutional matters, including procedures where the Governing Body has discretion
    • To seek to fill vacancies as they arise, directly appointing new Community Governors
    • To hold at least three Governing Body meetings a year
    • To appoint or remove the Chair & Vice Chair
    • To appoint or remove a Clerk to the Governing Body
    • To establish the Committees of the Governing Body and their Terms of Reference
    • To receive minutes of all Committee Meetings held
    • To appoint or remove a Clerk for each Committee
    • To suspend or remove a Governor
    • To decide which functions of the Governing Body will be delegated to committees, groups and individuals, and review these annually
    • To approve the first formal budget plan of the financial year
    • To ensure that the Committees are up to date with the review of school policies and practice


Signed ­­:     B Cooper                                                                              

(Chair of Governors)

 Date:    09/09/2019                                



Date Governing Board established 01/09/2015
Date Terms of Reference reviewed 09/09/2019
Date next review due 09/09/2020