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Turner Schools Challenge and Community Committees

Challenge and Community Committees

At least three Trust-appointed advisers, known as Governors, plus up to two elected parent governors


  • To support the vision of the Trust
  • To uphold Trust policy
  • To govern admissions/exclusions/complaints
  • To monitor local standards
  • To act as critical friend to the Principal or Executive Principal
  • To represent the view of and engage with the local community
  • To monitor pupil premium catch-up and sports premium
  • To receive budgets
  • To review the school’s financial performance against budget, upholding the Trust’s Principles
  • To support appraisal/dismissal of Academy staff excluding Principal/Executive Principal if appropriate
  • To oversee safeguarding procedures at local level
  • To review and approve school-specific policy
  • To serve on sub-committees as required
  • To be a champion for the Academy
  • To receive and respond to pupil and community voice


Reports to board of Trustees through approved minutes, or via Trustees with membership of both bodies

Governed by: Terms of Reference – Apr 20


Three times per year minimum