All Saints Catholic Primary School

Premises Committee Terms of Reference


Model Terms of Reference:


·                To advise the Governing Body on priorities, including Health and Safety, for the maintenance and development of the school’s premises

·                To oversee arrangements for repairs and maintenance

·                To make recommendations to the Finance Committee on premises-related expenditure

·                In consultation with the Headteacher and the Finance Committee, to oversee premises-related funding bids

·                To oversee arrangements, including Health and Safety, for the use of school premises by outside users, subject to governing body policy

·                To establish and keep under review an Asset Management Plan

·                To establish and keep under review an Accessibility plan

·                To monitor, and report regularly to the Governing Body on:

–  Energy

–  Cleaning

–  Grounds Maintenance

–  Security

–  Maintenance

·                 To make recommendations for minor works related to improvements or repairs to the buildings or grounds.

·                 To approve the costs and contracts for maintenance, repairs and decoration within the budget allocation.

·                 To review and advise the Governing Body on all matters relating to Community Use, including the charging policy.

·                 To approve a Health and Safety Policy. To monitor on a regular basis all issues relating to health and safety and to work closely with the Health and Safety Representative within the school.


·                Additional items which individual Governing Bodies may wish to include