Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare Committee Terms of Reference 2017
Membership: The committee shall consist of not less than four governors. Membership shall include the
Head-teacher or member of the Senior leadership team (SLT) with responsibility for pastoral
issues. The committee may make recommendations to the governing body for co-option of
non-governors members and advise whether or not such members should be given a vote.
Quorum: Three governors including a governor who is not an employee of
Meetings: Once per term, or more frequently if deemed necessary by the majority of members.
Chair: Non-employee to be elected by the full governing body.
Accountability: The committee will report back to the governing body by submitting minutes which record
decisions made, actions to be taken and/or recommendations for consideration.
This committee oversees the work of the school in relation to:Behaviour managementAttendance and punctualitySafeguardingPastoral careSMSC developmentAll relevant policies
- to contribute, in collaboration with the staff, to establishing, monitoring and evaluating the sections of the School Development Plan relating to the personal development, behaviour and welfare of pupils
- to establish, monitor the impact of, and review all the school's plans, policies and procedures relating to the personal development, behaviour and well-being of pupils
- to ensure that policies and procedures are in place to promote the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the children and to promote British Values and to review these policies and procedures
- to ensure that the safeguarding is robust and all staff (teaching and non-teaching) have undertaken the appropriate training and procedures are followed
- to monitor how well pupils understand how to keep themselves safe online and through social networking
- to monitor attendance and punctuality
- to monitor the implementation and consistent delivery of the school's behaviour policy and to check the school's Behaviour Log
- to monitor how the school deals with issues such as racism, bullying and inequality and how they are reported
- to monitor the school's provision and care for supporting the emotional and social well-being of pupils
- to monitor how well the school promotes the physical well-being of pupils
- to liaise with, consult with, and provide information to parents and the wider community on matters relating to pastoral issues, and pupils' personal development and well-being
- to promote school visits, enrichment and extra-curricular activities
- to engage with all pupils through School Parliament (school council) and support pupil voice
- to support the staff in promoting good parent partnership and community involvement
- to promote extended school facilities and community cohesion