The Governing Body for a Pupil Referral Unit such as the Children’s Support Service (CSS) is known as a Management Committee.
The CSS Management Committee is responsible for the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards. It aims to ensure that children are attending a successful school which provides them with a good education and supports their wellbeing.
Strategic Functions of the Management Committee
Setting the strategic direction of the school.
Challenging and supporting the school in its educational performance.
Overseeing the financial performance of the school, making sure its money is well-spent.
Governance Structure and Responsibilities
The full Management Committee meets 6 times per year, which all members are expected to attend.
There is an additional Finance, Premises and Personnel Committee, which meets 6 times per year, and reports back to the full committee.
Chairs/Vice Chairs are elected annually from the membership of each committee.
Members visit the school to monitor areas of school development and attend training to support their own knowledge.