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Appeals Committee

Terms of reference:

  • To consider any appeal against a decision to dismiss a member of staff made by the Hearings Committee*
  • To consider any appeal against a decision short of dismissal under the Governing Body’s personnel procedures e.g. disciplinary, grievance, capability*
  • To consider any appeal against selection for redundancy*
  • Any items which individual governing bodies may wish to include

*cannot be delegated to an individual

Membership – no fewer members than the Hearings Committee

Disqualification – The Headteacher

                               Any members of the Hearings Committee

(It is suggested that only experienced governors be appointed to this committee and that the Chairman of Governors, due to probable prior knowledge, should not be a member)

These terms of reference agreed by the Governing Body



Name of Governor

Date Appointed to the Committee

 Sue Treneer


 Leslie Hygate


 Amanda  Shepherd                                                                                        


 Polly Tregaskes (Reserve)



Chair of the Committee

 Sue Treneer


Clerk to the Committee

 GB Clerk


Quorum (minimum of 3, committee can determine higher number)



Date Committee established



Date of review:

   9 /17