- We are rated Good for FE and Outstanding in our Apprenticeships.
- “Governors and senior leaders have created a culture of high expectations.”
- “Learners gain confidence and improve the social interaction and communication skills that will support them well in their future lives.”
- “The principal and senior leaders are very effective in identifying and meeting the skills development needs of learners, employers and other stakeholders in Calderdale and the West Yorkshire region.”
This College Governance section, contains information about governance at Calderdale College, Governors’ duties and profiles, details about the Board and its Committees, policies and procedures, a minutes archive and how to contact the Clerk to the Corporation.
The role of the Corporation is in agreeing the strategic direction of the College, setting objectives and monitoring results, and supporting the College to provide a high-quality and effective learning experience for everyone who attends the College.
The Articles of Government list the seven responsibilities of the Governing Body as;
- the determination and periodic review of the educational character and mission of the institution and oversight of its activities;
- the requirement to take account of staff and student views when reviewing the mission and purpose of the institution
- approving the quality strategy of the institution
- the effective and efficient use of resources, the solvency of the institution and the Corporation and safeguarding their assets;
- approving annual estimates of income and expenditure;
- the appointment, grading, suspension, dismissal and determination of the pay and conditions of service of the holders of senior posts and the Clerk
- setting a framework for the pay and conditions of service of all other staff.
Governor profiles can be accessed here.
THE BOARD AND ITS COMMITTEES
The Governing Body is made up of 15 people from different sectors of the local community (external governors), staff members and students. The Corporation Board meet four times a year with an additional three Governor Development days.
There are four Committees; Curriculum, Quality and Standards, Finance and Resources, Audit and Search and Governance. All Committees meet four times a year with the exception of Search and Governance which meets as and when required but at least once per year.
Policies & Procedures
Governance Calendar 2017-18
Calendar of Meetings
Committee Membership & Terms of Reference
Curriculum, Quality & Standards Committee Terms of Reference 2017/18
Audit Committee Terms of Reference 2017/18
Committee Membership 2017-18
Finance & Resources Committee Terms of Reference 2017/18
Search & Governance Committee Terms of Reference 2017/18
APPROVED MINUTES ARCHIVE
HOW TO CONTACT THE CLERK TO THE CORPORATION
The Independent Clerk to the Corporation is Jane Taylor-Holmes, who can be contacted in the following ways:
01422 399 303
You can also contact the Chair of the Corporation at the address above. If you would like a paper copy of any of the documents on this page, please contact the Clerk to the Corporation.