The Board of Directors will delegate to the Local Governing Body the following responsibilities for supporting the institution and its leadership and management team in improving the:

  • Achievement of pupils
  • Quality of Teaching
  • Behaviour and Safety of students

 

The Local Governing Body will specifically be expected:

  • To promote and support the vision and direction of Wirral Academy Trust.
  • To agree the strategic objectives for the institution and its direction within the framework of the vision of Wirral Academy Trust.
  • To develop and monitor the Improvement Plan for the institution
  • To monitor the standards and performance of the institution and all aspects of student support and welfare
  • To monitor teaching, learning and assessment within the institution to ensure that timely improvements are being made.
  • To ensure that an appropriate curriculum is being offered that meets local needs and fits within Wirral Academy Trust guidelines.
  • To ensure implementation and closely monitor safeguarding and health and safety requirements.
  • To approve policies and procedures that are specific to the institution
  • To review, monitor, provide advice and constructively challenge, as appropriate.
  • To ensure that Local Governing Body arrangements are conducted effectively.
  • To be responsible to the Directors of Wirral Academy Trust and to comply and act within the Terms of Reference.