In Year 1 today we became authors and wrote a different ending to Hansel and Gretel. There was super learning behaviours with every child focused on their writing.
The Governing Body met this evening in the glorious sunshine! Reports were received from staff on Reading, RE and Ms Trickett gave the head teachers report. Ms Edwards informed the Governing body about the recent staff INSET training she had attended, on Heartsmart our new PSHE curriculum. There was a discussion on PE and sports provision for children and the budget for next year was discussed.
Minutes from the last Governing Body Meeting were received and approved and matters arising were addressed. Governor visit reports were received and the forthcoming Governor Day was discussed. Governors were made aware of forthcoming training opportunities including eLearning.
Dates for FGB meetings for the next academic year were shared.
The date of the next meeting is Monday 8th July 2019.
This morning Year 1 have become authors and are writing their own stories. The classroom is a full of children fully focused on their learning and I am so excited to read their stories later today!
This evening there was a meeting of the FGB. Ms Jessica Ackland was welcomed to her first governing body meeting following her recent election as parent governor. Ms Amanda Erasmus has attended her last governing body meeting and she was thanked for all her hard work and dedication during her term as a governor of Maple Cross School. Ms Liz Maykels has been appointed Acting Chair of the governing body until September.
Reports were received from the Head teacher, on English provision and the recent Art week.
The governing body thanked the Head and staff for their hard work which has led to many positive comments during the recent JARV.
Minutes from the previous meeting were approved and signed and actions arising from these were addressed.
Governors were informed of training opportunities including on line courses to ensure their skills are up to date and relevant.
School policies have been reviewed and updated and these were approved by the Governing Body.
The date of the next meeting is Monday 13th May 2019 at 6.00pm
The FGB met this evening. Ms Sian Edwards was welcomed to her first meeting as Parent Governor.
Ms Trickett gave a verbal report on English, Maths and Science with a written report on English, RE and Art and Design to be given at the end of the spring term.
Finance was discussed including the Sports Premium and the Pupil Premium Grant.
In groups, governors discussed the Governing Body Health check questions, looked at the learning environment and shared their findings by creating posters.
Governors reported on their attendance at the Christmas Carol Service, Early Years Christmas Assembly, KS1 Christmas Production and the Christmas Fair.
Training opportunities for governors were shared and feedback on previous training, including GDPR training was given.