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.






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Maple Cross Explorers

Group 2 were developing their reflection skills in Maple Cross Explorers today by describing how they were feeling during and after our activity.  We were creating our own versions of Andy Goldsworthy Art and some people enjoyed it because they wanted to be an artist or they liked working with others.  Some people were sad because they couldn’t recreate the picture as they wanted.

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Full Governing Body Meeting

This evening the Full Governing Body met and we welcomed Ms Laura Whyte as a new parent governor and Ms Scourfield as a new staff governor.  Ms Majithia and Mrs Bailey were welcomed as associate governors.  Ms Erasumus was elected as Chair and Ms Meykels was elected as Vice Chair for the coming academic year.

Mrs Trickett shared the School Improvement Plan priorities which are displayed in the school hall.

Governors discussed their roles and responsibilities and were linked to a class to  visit on a regular basis.

Polices underwent an annual review and were approved.

A governor day is planned for October where governors will come and experience learning in all areas of the school.

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