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Weston Park Primary School

People and Resources Committee

The People and Resources Committee covers matters relating to the financial performance of the school, pay, personnel and the school premises. 


The Committee's primary responsibilities are to:

  • determine the school's financial priorities to support the School Development Plan;
  • agree, with the Headteacher, a staffing structure for the school that supports the School Development Plan and priorities;
  • review the annual budget and quarterly income and expenditure of all public funds, and report to the Governing Body on the financial health of the school;
  • review, with the Headteacher, plans relating to long term financial planning, resourcing and capital expenditure;
  • review the impact of Pupil Premium and Sports Premium spending and approve such spending in each year;
  • discuss and approve spending in line with delegated authorities (including this Committee, the Governing Body, the Headteacher, the School Business Manager, and any other budget holders within the school);
  • monitor and review teaching and support staff development activities and their effectiveness at improving teaching and learning in the school;
  • review and approve Headteacher recommendations for staff pay progression;
  • monitor and review all aspects of maintenance, improvement or repair related to the school premises;
  • monitor the school’s compliance with Health and Safety requirements; and
  • ensure, in discussion with the Headteacher, that the school is a safe environment for children and staff.