Teaching and Learning and Assessment Committee Terms of Reference 2022
Membership: The committee shall consist of not less than four governors. Member ship 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 the school.
Meetings: Once per term, or more frequently if deemed necessary by the Chair or 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
This committee has oversight in relation to Curriculum, SEND, Pupil Premium, Attainment and Achievement, Targeting and Monitoring and Policies.
Curriculumto ensure that the National Curriculum is delivered, and its assessment procedures are carried out in line with the legal frameworkto ensure that the whole school curriculum is broad and balanced; relevant to the needs of all children; provides continuity and progression; adequately resourcedto ensure that the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework is delivered, and its assessment procedures are carried out in line with the legal frameworkto receive curriculum progress reports from the head and others including an analysis of the annual ASP and IDSR Reports
Statutory Assessment information to monitor, review and evaluate the standards of achievement and to seek to make continuing improvementto receive curriculum progress reports from the head and others and information about non-statutory assessment and testing to monitor, review and evaluate the standards of achievement, seek to make continuing improvements, and inform target settingto ensure the School Website complies with making statutory information accessible; to liaise with, consult with, and provide information to, parents and the wider community on matters relating to the curriculum as requiredto take full account of the recommendations following the government's Sexual Abuse Review and seek assurance that School Leaders are executing all their responsibilities in respect of the PSHE curriculum.
SENDto evaluate the provision, progress, and attainment of children with SEN and / or disabilities having regard to the SEND Code of Practice and Disability Discrimination Act; to ensure that the school has a SEND coordinator who is provided with sufficient time, training, and resources to undertake his/her responsibilities
Pupil Premiumto ensure the school has a strategy for the school's use of Pupil Premium funding (PP);to ensure that pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium funding are making as good progress as all other children from their starting points
Attainment and achievementto receive information about non-statutory assessment and testing to monitor, review and evaluate the standards of achievement, to seek to make continuing improvements and inform target setting for all children to liaise with, consult with, and provide information to parents and the wider community on matters relating to a pupil's academic and personal achievement to ensure that the school offers equality of opportunity to all children whatever their age, ability or disability, gender, race, religion or belief or background through all its policies, procedures, and practices to promote partnership with parents to support their children's learning and to celebrate children's academic achievements
Targeting and monitoringto contribute, in collaboration with the head and staff, to establishing, monitoring and evaluating sections of the School's Progress to Date document relating to teaching and learning and assessment and the quality of provision and to oversee any key issues relating to curriculum delivery in line with guidanceto keep relevant sections of the Self-Evaluation Summary document under review and update as necessaryto ensure that statutory targets for pupil achievements are set and published as requiredto comply with relevant requirements of the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS), specifically checklist questions 4, 7 and 17, are fully considered with clear minutes of such consideration and links to evidence
Policiesto establish and monitor the impact of, and review the School's Curriculum Statement and Overviews, SEND Policy and other curriculum related policies in line with the agreed cycle and make recommendations to the governing body for change as necessaryto review the policy and provision for Collective Worship and RE in line with the locally agreed syllabus and make recommendations for change when necessary