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Delegation of Powers

Delegation of Powers 

The Trust body has the right to alter the levels of delegated powers if the school is placed in RI or Inadequate by Ofsted.

Finance

MPAT

  • Approval of formal budget each financial year
  • Monitor monthly expenditure and inform the Senior Leadership Team and Chair of Governors 
  • Pensions undertaken by payroll provider
  • Buildings insurance and Public Liability insurance
  • Health and Safety policy

Governing Body

  • Charging and remissions
  • Setting of yearly budget (Requires approval at MAT level)
  • Reviewing budget three times a year at finance committee level
  • Financial decisions up t revenue balances
  • Contracts
  • Buildings and ICT upkeep
  • Health and Safety policy

Curriculum and Outcomes

Governing Body

  • Appointment of SIP
  • Curriculum policy
  • Curriculum committee
  • Collective worship
  • Outcomes - including teaching 
  • British values
  • Target setting for pupil achievement
  • Monitor pupil progress through the academic year
  • Holds responsibility for pupil progress and attainment  

Staffing

MPAT

  • Pay policies
  • Disciplinary and capability policies
  • Performance management policy 

Governing Body 

  • Appointment of Head Teacher, CEO or Trust Member
  • Appointment of Head Teacher's performance management reviewer
  • Leadership appointments
  • Teacher appointments
  • Non Teaching / Support Staff appointments
  • Pay decisions for the Head Teachers pay review
  • Pay decisions for Teaching staff
  • Pay decisions for Non Teaching / Support staff
  • Dismissals, suspensions and reinstatement's
  • Staff makeup 
  • Early retirement
  • Responsibility for implementation of performance management cycle 
  • Appointment of SIP
  • Ensure all staff meet safer recruitment requirements

Exclusions and Admissions

Governing Body

  • Temporary exclusions
  • permanent exclusions
  • Admission criteria

Outcome Improvement Model

Support for pupils’ welfare and well-being is a strength of the school

Ofsted Report, November 2016

Mercia Primary Academy Trust

Flax Hill Junior Academy
Chestnut Avenue
Gillway
Tamworth
B79 8QZ

Email. office@flaxhill.staffs.sch.uk