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