Standards and Performance Committee

At Shireland CBSO Academy, the Standards and Performance Committee are responsible for monitoring and reviewing the operational day-to-day running of the Academy.

It also acts as a consultative body for the main Trust Board. It is the responsibility of the Standards and Performance Committee to:

  • Act only in the Academy’s interest without regard to their private interests
  • Not derive any personal benefit or gain from the Trust or Academy of which they are trustee
  • Take professional advice on matters on which they are not competent
  • Monitor the work of the Academy and report on the progress within the framework set by the board
  • To act as a “critical” friend
  • To offer support and guidance (but are not closely involved in the day-to-day running of the school)

The Standards and Performance Committee has multiple roles within Shireland CBSO Academy, all of which allow for the successful running of our school. The committee’s duties include:

  • The implementation of decisions of the Academy Trust Board and the CEO
  • The management and organisation of the Academy in line with Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust and individual Academy Development Plans
  • Ensuring pupil performance in relation to curriculum targets
  • The implementation of policies
  • Ensuring the implementation of all extended Academy activities
  • Monitoring performance in relation to the site and Health and Safety
  • Monitoring performance in relation to the financial position of the Academy
  • Ensuring that the performance of staff is excellent, including the use of appraisals and setting targets
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation

The Committee is made up of nine members in total and these members comprise of:

  • A Trustee/Governor appointed by the Principal as Chair for the academic year
  • Two family governors
  • One staff governor
  • Three community governors
  • The Principal of the Academy
  • One co-opted trustee/governor

Chair of the Standards and Performance Committee:

Tom Spurgin –

For further information about Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust’s governance structure and Articles of Association, click here.

To view the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust’s annual reports and accounts, click here.