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Last reviewed on 9 January 2017
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School types: Maintained · School phases: All

We look at the governance structures in maintained primary and special schools. One of these follows the 'circle model', with no permanent committees.

Governing boards with two committees 

Community primary school in Greenwich 

The full governing board of Henwick Primary School meets three times a year. The school also has two committees which meet three times a year:

  • Standards and curriculum committee
  • Business and resources committee

Each of the school's nine governors serves on at least one committee. 

Governing body, Henwick Primary School 

Community special school in Surrey

Portesbery School's governing board comprises 12 governors. It has two main committees. These are the:

  • Resources committee
  • Children and learning committee

The school also has a pay committee and a headteacher’s performance review committee.

Governing body - general information, Portesbery School 

Governing board with three committees

Foundation primary school in Cornwall

Finance and buildings committee Curriculum

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