Governance at 读学校
读学校 is an Academy Trust which operates as an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, not having share capital.
的 Trust's details are:
Company registration number: 07475515
Principal and registered office: Erleigh路, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5LW
的 charitable objective for which 读学校 was established is “to advance for the public benefit education in the United Kingdom, in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing by establishing, 维护, 进行, managing and developing a 学校 offering a broad and balanced curriculum.” 的 Trust currently operates one selective secondary day and boarding boys’ school.
的 Academy Trust delegates to the 学校’s Governing Body all aspects of running and managing the school, including responsibility for setting and monitoring the overall strategic direction of the Charitable Company and the 学校. 的 Governing Body currently consists of fourteen governors: two are appointed by the Reading Foundation (the charity which holds in trust the endowments and property of the 学校), two are elected by staff, and four are elected by parents of students at the 学校; the Headmaster is ex officio a governor; the remaining governors are appointed by the Academy Trust. A list of current governors is available via the link below.
的 Governing Body in turn delegates all aspects of the day-to-day management of 读学校 to the Headmaster who has overall responsibility for the 学校. 的 Headmaster manages the school through a leadership team (the SLT), which comprises the Deputy Headmaster, the Finance Director, the Chief Operations Officer, the Assistant Headteachers and the Executive Assistant. All school staff are ultimately managed by the Headmaster and report to him.
的 Governing Body meets four times each year, and appoints committees to oversee specific aspects of the 学校’s activities. 的 majority of the committees also meet four times each year. 的se committees are responsible for detailed consideration of key strategic issues within their remit and for giving advice to the Headmaster and the SLT, as well as holding them to account for all aspects of the school’s performance. 然而, the committees have relatively few decision-making powers, as most of the key decisions, including those affecting the schools finances and overall strategy, are reserved to the Governing Body itself.
除了 to the above there are committees which meet as and when required to deal with staff and student appeals.
的re is also a Headmaster’s Performance Review 委员会 which meets 3 times each year to appraise the Headmaster’s performance.
的 committee structure and the terms of reference and delegations for each 委员会 are reviewed annually by the Governing Body, and changes are made to ensure that they are fit for purpose. 的se reviews are informed by governors undertaking regular self-evaluation the effectiveness of the various committees.
的 agendas and minutes of the Governing Body and its committees are available to anyone who wishes to see them (subject to certain restrictions to preserve confidentiality). Anyone who wishes to see the agenda or minutes of a meeting should contact the Clerk to the Governors (电子邮件 address shown below).
的 学校 seeks to ensure parental engagement through the appointment of elected parent governors, regular communications from the Headmaster, regular parents’ evenings, and regular parental surveys.
的 学校 seeks to play an active part in the local community through a range of 合作伙伴关系 with local schools, the local authority and other educational organisations in the Reading area. 的se aim to improve educational standards and increase social mobility. 的 学校 also places a high priority on beneficial national and international 合作伙伴关系.
父al engagement and the effective community 合作伙伴关系 fall within the remit of the 对外关系 and 田园保健 委员会, which works in partnership with the Headmaster to advise the Governing Body on their development.
的 课程 & 标准 委员会 (chaired by Mr Faulkner) is responsible for academic performance and the school's curriculum policy, ensuring that it is complies with legal and OFSTED requirements and that it supports the strategic direction of the school. 的 委员会 has delegated powers to agree detailed school policies relating to its remit, appoint link governors for academic departments and to initiate action in response to link governor reports.
的 对外关系 & 田园保健 委员会 (chaired by Dr Bowen) is responsible for external relations, 合作伙伴关系, 维护, pastoral care of students and boarding, governor skills and training, 员工福利, student and parental relations. It has delegated powers to agree detailed school policies relating to its remit.
的 Finance 委员会 (chaired by Mr Fisher) is responsible for the sound management and planning of the academy’s finances and resources, for ensuring effective monitoring and probity, and for implementing and operating effective audit and risk management processes. It has delegated powers to effect virements within the 学校's Scheme of Financial Delegations and its Approved Budgets, to action (but not to the extent of taking legal proceedings) the recovery of debts due to the 学校, to agree detailed school policies relating to its remit, including the 学校's Financial Procedures Manual, and to appoint the auditors of the Academy and the Responsible Officer.
的 Property and Projects 委员会 (chaired by Mr Kenwrick) is responsible for 维护 the school’s land and premises, school 清洁 and catering, 安全, 健康 & safety, building projects, capital bids and asset management. It has delegated powers to authorise maintenance works and appoint contractors (within approved budgets and subject to school tendering policies), to set charges for the use of school premises, to agree specifications for capital and maintenance works, 清洁, grounds maintenance and catering services, and to agree detailed school policies relating to its remit.
的 招生 委员会 (chaired by Mr Fisher) is responsible for admissions arrangements and policies and has delegated power to set the pass mark in relation to admission examinations.
的 Staff Pay and Performance 委员会 (chaired by Mr Fisher) is responsible for staff pay and conditions, employment policies, performance management, and arrangements for senior appointments. It has delegated power to make staff pay progression decisions with approved salary scales.
的 schools financial benchmarks can be 在这里找到 在政府.英国网站.
读学校 Trade Union Facilities Time
Trades Union representatives are entitled by law, to reasonable paid time off from their regular employment to enable them to undertake relevant training and perform official union duties. Trade Union representatives, 和成员, may also request unpaid time to undertake such Union related activities. Together these arrangements constitute facility time.
It is necessary for schools to publish information on their website regarding the amount of facility time taken each year by employed staff who are union officials. 除了, there is a requirement to publish information with reference to Schedule 2 of the Trade Union (Facility Time publication requirements) regulations 2017.
What was the total number of 读学校 employees who, 在某个时刻, were relevant union officials in the Academic Year 2021-2022? 两个
What % of their working hours were spent on facility time and what % of the total spent on facility time in relation to the school budget cost? 0%
的 information is published in the Governing Annual Report.
Any queries about the 学校’s governance arrangements should be directed to the Chair of the Governors, Mr Bob Kenwrick or to Mr Stephen Vale, Clerk to the Governors, 读学校, Erleigh路, 读取RG1 5LW, 电子邮件: email@example.com
- 读学校 Funding Agreement
- EFA Funding Agreement
- Articles of Association (see also Memorandum of Association, below)
- Benchmark your school’s financial data - GOV.UK