Governance

 

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From 1st September 2017 Brentwood County High School is part of the St Clere's Co-operative Academy Trust..

There are two layers of governance of BCHS:

  • The St Clere's Co-operative Academy Trust Board
  • The BCHS Local Governing Body

The Trust Board
The Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the business of the Academy Trust, i.e. finances, HR, payroll, estate strategy as well as setting strategic direction. The Board of Directors meets every term.

BCHS Local Governing Body

The local governing body comprises:

  • The Chief Executive Officer of the Trust
  • The Headteacher
  • 2 staff governors - appointed by staff body
  • 3 elected parent governors - appointed by parent body
  • 6 community governors

The Local Governing Body meets at least once a term. In addition there are three main committees that meet regularly. They are:

  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee
  • Personal Develeopment, Behaviour and Welfare Committee
  • Finance and Business Committee

If you would like to contact the Governing Body please email : governors@bchs.essex.sch.uk

Alternatively you can contact the Chair of Governors directly by emailing: chair@bchs.essex.sch.uk or write to  the Chair c/o Brentwood County High School.

Governors' terms of office and declarations of business interests

The details of the Governors' terms of office in the past year are available here, together with declarations made by Board Directors and Governors of any business interests or the receipt of gifts or hospitality that might have a bearing on school business:

Directors' and Governors' attandeance at meetings during the previous school year

A summary of Directors' and Governors' attendance at Governing Body and committee meetings during the most recent school year is available here: