Tuesday, 30 March 2010


This evening was the spring meeting of the Whitstone School governors.

Governors were told of the extra revision clubs and the tracking and performance of year 11 students, giving the young people the opportunity to make real strides in their GCSEs.

This evening we reviewed several policies;
  1. Our Finance Policy
  2. Child Safeguarding/Protection
  3. Governor allowances (Whitstone does not pay them)
  4. Staff Discipline
  5. Safer Recruiting
  6. Freedom of information
  7. Parental complaints

The excellent acting head teacher, Steve Smith gave a very impressive report on the previous terms activity

  1. The School has retained it's Investor in People award
  2. The School has been awarded FMSiS
  3. The School improvement plan has been upgraded
  4. The School has accessed money from government to give one to one private tuition for 10 hours to raise standards for 25 young people in year 7 in either maths or English.

The Schools other activities include

  1. The recent pantomime
  2. Whitstones photographers visited the Wells Rotary Club
  3. Year 7 trip to Lulworth cove
  4. The Sports relief mile
  5. Year 7 Cultural diversity day
  6. Year 10 Holocaust Memorial day
  7. Year 8 Anti Bullying day
  8. Year 8 Spooky Tales
  9. Year 9 Brunel Trip to Bristol
  10. Year 7 Trip to Chepstow and the quarries.

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