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Khalsa Secondary Academy Governing body

The Governing body has been delegated certain responsibilities on behalf of the Khalsa Academies Trust Board as defined in the Trust Scheme of Delegation.

The Governing Body meets once a term and meetings are formally convened and minuted by the Clerk.. Governing Body Minutes are available to view on request. Please ask a member of the School Office.

The three core strategic functions of the Governing Body of Governors are:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.

  2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils.

  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

There are 2 Committees in place to ensure the Governing Body carries out its core functions effectively and efficiently:

Resources Committee (meets termly)

This Committee has been delegated various roles and responsibilities relating to staffing, the budget and premises.

Pupils, Learning and Standards Committee (meets termly)

This Committee has been delegated various roles and responsibilities relating to pupils, teaching and learning and standards.

The Governing Body has Standing Orders and Committee Terms of References in place to ensure it functions well.

The Governing Body has a delegation planner in place for key tasks and for statutory policy reviews. The Trust's Scheme of Delegation outlines the key roles of the Governing Body and Resources Committee in relation to financial management.

The Governing Body annually conducts a review of its effectiveness and impact and agreed a formal Code of Conduct on an annual basis.

All Governing Body members have completed Declaration of Business and Pecuniary Interest Forms.

All Governing Body members have completed a skills audit.

Governing Body members attend training regularly to ensure they have the necessary skills and information needed to carry out the importance work of school governance. A log of training is recorded in the minutes of termly Board meetings.

Governors also conduct scheduled monitoring visits, which are recorded in the Governing Body minutes each term.

Link Governors

Certain Governors have been assigned a key area of responsibility in terms of holding the school to account for the quality of provision and compliance with statutory requirements. They visit the school and report back to the Governing Body.

Safeguarding – Anita Singh

SEN and Inclusion – 

Chair of local governing body

Name     Appointment date
Anita Singh (acting chair and safeguarding lead) 2016

Governors

Name Appointment date
Bhaskar Mukerjee                                                 2014
Narinder Sian 2018
Manjit Bhail (Parent Governor) 2018
Ian Beeston (Staff Governor) 2017
Nina Bahia 2020
Mandeep Rana (Parent Governor) 2020
Sana Bhopal (SEND Governor) 2020