CFC Terms of Reference

Children, Families and Community Committee



The role of this committee is to have oversight of the school’s contribution to pupil well being, including the extent to which pupils feel safe, adopt healthy lifestyles and contribute to the school and wider community.

This oversight will include receiving reports from SLT members, reviewing and responding to available evidence (both internal and external), as well as challenging and supporting the leadership of the school.



  • Behaviour:

    • Pupil behaviour

    • The impact of behavioural policies on school exclusions

    • Pupil attendance and lateness

  • School experience & support

    • Healthy lifestyles, including healthy eating

    • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

    • Work Related Learning / Careers Education / Information, Advice & Guidance 

    • Pupils’ engagement with the community

    • Co-curricular and extracurricular activities

    • Pastoral support

  • Special Educational Needs 

  • Safeguarding

  • Pupil Premium



  • Attitudes of parents and carers

  • Parental engagement

  • Home – School liaison

  • Equal opportunities / Access



  • Partnerships with local businesses, charities, other community groups

  • Community cohesion and engagement

  • Community use of facilities


School Improvement Plan

The committee may scrutinise any section of the School Improvement Plan which falls within the above Terms of Reference.

Self Evaluation Form

The committee may scrutinise any section of the SEF, but will focus predominantly on Behaviour & Safety, and Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural.



  • Behaviour / Bullying

  • Marketing

  • Child protection and safeguarding

  • Complaints 

  • Special Educational Needs


Delegated authority –

Approval of the above policies.