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Last updated on 7 January 2019
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Here are the headline issues you're likely to cover in your full governing board meeting this term. Read on to understand each issue and feel prepared with questions you can ask to interrogate the agenda items effectively.

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  1. Review your school’s financial position (maintained schools)
  2. Finalise next year’s budget (maintained schools)
  3. Complete your annual accounts process (academies)
  4. Review your recruitment processes
  5. Determine admission arrangements for entry in September 2020
  6. Review and publish gender pay gap information
  7. Review your performance data
  8. Monitor your school improvement plan
  9. Consider the impact of Ofsted’s new inspection framework
  10. Review your school's equality information and objectives

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