People Cabinet Member – Minutes – 20 April 2015

The schools had been inspected under the Section 5 Ofsted inspection schedule for schools.  A full copy of the reports had been placed in the political group offices.

Resolved – That the Cabinet Member writes to the Headteacher or Chair of Governors/Interim Executive

204      (71) CHANGE OF SCHOOL NAME – INSTRUMENT OF GOVERNMENT FOR ST HUGH’S SCHOOL – The Director of People submitted a report which sought approval of the Instrument of Government for the change of school name for St Hugh’s School; previously known as St High’s School – Communication and Interaction Specialist College.

At the full board of governors meeting on 2 March 2015, the governors voted to change the name of the school to St Hugh’s School.

The constitution of each board of governors was laid down in a document known as the instrument of government. A board of governors may at any time request changes to their constitution, in accordance with the regulations, by varying their instrument of government.

Where a school decided to change the name of the school a new instrument of government was required. The board of governors had previously reconstituted from 1 March 2015 in accordance with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 and the School Governance (Constitution) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

The board of governors did not need therefore to review its constitution and all the current governors had expressed a wish to continue.

Appendix 1 of the report set out the constitution of the board of governors in the form of an instrument of government, as requested by the governors of St Hugh’s School.

Resolved – That the new instrument of government for St Hugh’s School be approved.

205      (72)  RECONSTITUTION OF ALKBOROUGH PRIMARY SCHOOL BOARD OF GOVERNORS The Director of People submitted a report which sought approval of the instrument of government to allow the board of governors Alkborough Primary School to be reconstituted.

At the full board of governors meeting of Alkborough Primary School, held on 19 March 2015, the governors voted to reconstitute the board of governors to bring it in line with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 and the School Governance (Constitution & Federations) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Appendix 1 of the report set out the constitution of the board of governors in the form of an instrument of government, as requested by the governors of Alkborough Primary School.

Resolved – That the new instrument of government for Alkborough Primary School be approved.

206      (73) RECONSTITUTION OF LEYS FARM JUNIOR SCHOOL BOARD OF GOVERNORS The Director of People submitted a report which sought approval of the instrument of government to allow the board of governors Leys Farm Junior School to be reconstituted.

At the full board of governors meeting of Leys Farm Junior School, held on 10 March 2015, the governors voted to reconstitute the board of governors to bring it in line with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 and the School Governance (Constitution & Federations) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Appendix 1 of the report set out the constitution of the board of governors in the form of an instrument of government, as requested by the governors of Leys Farm Junior School.

Resolved – That the new instrument of government for Leys Farm Junior School be approved.

207      (74) RECONSTITUTION OF SCUNTHORPE CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY The Director of People submitted a report which sought approval of the instrument of government to allow the board of governors Scunthorpe Church of England Primary School to be reconstituted.

At the full board of governors meeting of Scunthorpe Church of England Primary School, held on 10 March 2015, the governors voted to reconstitute the board of governors to bring it in line with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 and the School Governance (Constitution & Federations) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Appendix 1 of the report set out the constitution of the board of governors in the form of an instrument of government, as requested by the governors of Scunthorpe Church of England Primary School.

Resolved – That the new instrument of government for Scunthorpe Church of England Primary School be approved.

208      (75) RECONSTITUTION OF OAKFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL BOARD OF GOVERNORS The Director of People submitted a report which sought approval of the instrument of government to allow the board of governors Oakfield Primary School to be reconstituted.

At the full board of governors meeting of Oakfield Primary School, held on 5 March 2015, the governors voted to reconstitute the board of governors to bring it in line with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 and the School Governance (Constitution & Federations) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Appendix 1 of the report set out the constitution of the board of governors in the form of an instrument of government, as requested by the governors of Oakfield Primary School.

Resolved – That the new instrument of government for Oakfield Primary School be approved.

209      (76)  RECONSTITUTION OF WOOTTON ST. ANDREWS CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL BOARD OF GOVERNORS The Director of People submitted a report which sought approval of the instrument of government to allow the board of governors Wootton St. Andrew’s Church of England Primary School to be reconstituted.

At the full board of governors meeting of Wootton St. Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, held on 10 March 2015, the governors voted to reconstitute the board of governors to bring it in line with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 and the School Governance (Constitution & Federations) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Appendix 1 of the report set out the constitution of the board of governors in the form of an instrument of government, as requested by the governors of Wootton St. Andrew’s Church of England Primary School.

Resolved – That the new instrument of government for Wootton St. Andrew’s Church of England Primary School be approved.

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