Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful
Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful

Terms of Reference




The purpose of the Teaching and Learning Committee is to discuss raising standards through teaching, learning, monitoring, evaluation and the school improvement plan.



The Teaching and Learning Committee will comprise of at least 3 Governors including the Headteacher



Alex Ashraf, Martin Caddy, Annie Church, Sharon Pillar and Vivienne Thorne 


  • The Chair and the Vice Chair of the Teaching and Learning Committee will be elected annually at the first autumn term meeting.
  • When the Chair or Vice Chair is absent, members of the Committee will elect an acting Chairperson.


Chair of Committee: Alex Ashraf



In order for business to proceed, three governors of the committee including the Head Teacher

need to be present



The Committee shall meet as necessary but not less than twice per term.


The agenda for the following meeting will be agreed prior to closing the meeting.


An agenda will be circulated at least 7 days before the Committee’s meeting date.


Committee meetings will be no longer than 1.5 hours duration.


Each meeting of the Committee will be minuted by Nikki Johnson (Clerk to Governors)


These minutes will record any decision taken by the Committee and will be circulated by the Clerk to all members of the Governing Body before the next full Governing Body Meeting.


At every full Governing Body Meeting the Chairperson of the committee will give a report of all meetings of the Teaching and Learning Committee.


Any member will withdraw from a meeting where they have a pecuniary interest in the matter under consideration.


The Governing Body delegates the following responsibilities to the Teaching and Learning



  • To monitor and evaluate the Key Issues of the School Development Plan/Action Plan and report to the Governing Body on progress, together with any recommendations.
  • To advise the Governing body on all matters relating to the National Curriculum.
  • To discuss relevant issues, which may become priorities of subsequent Development Plans.
  • To determine the school’s targets in relation to the Key Stages of assessment.
  • To review and evaluate progress relating to the above targets using school assessment data and analysis, Raise-on-Line etc.
  • To ensure SEF (or alternative) up-to-date and to develop sections relevant to this committee.




These Terms of Reference will be reviewed annually at the first full governors meeting