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The Governing Body

St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College is a voluntary Sixth Form College in the trusteeship of the Archdiocese of Southwark and is an exempt charity for establishing, maintaining or advancing the Catholic religion in the Diocese.

It is a Sixth Form College Corporation. The Governing Body is known as "The Governing Body of St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College".

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INSTRUMENT & ARTICLES OF GOVERNMENT:
The Instrument and Articles of Government currently in force came into effect on 6th July 2015. 

FULL BOARD MEETINGS:
The Governing Body meets once a term. The next meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday 9th December 2021, 6pm - 8.30pm

CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY  (September 2021)

VACANCIES:

Have you ever thought about becoming a College Governor and having an impact on the oversight and success of the college?
There are currently vacancies on the Governing Body of SFX for:

Foundation Governor (will be appointed by the Bishop based on reference from Parish Priest) 
a Parent Governor
Co-opted Governor 
 
Eligibility criteria will apply and DBS clearance will be required. 

We are particularly seeking volunteers with current skills and expertise in HR, but if you feel you have other talents to offer please do come forward. Governors are not remunerated but it is a valued, interesting, rewarding and responsible role. Training is provided.

Contact the Clerk to the Governors, Eleanor Lewis by email or telephone 020 8772 6062 to find out more.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND
RESPONSIBILITIES
INFORMATION / GOOD PRACTICE

Instrument & Articles of Government (2015):

ARTICLE 5 2 (b) Obtaining Views (2020)

UK Corporate Governance Code (FRC 2018)

Keeping Children Safe in Education (DfE Sept 2021)

Audit Code of Practice March 2021 (ESFA)

The Nolan Committee Report on Standards in Public Life

“Leading Health & Safety at Work”

Inspection Handbook (July 2019)

Inspection reports Ofsted

London Child Protection Procedures

DfE Governance Guide 2019

 

TRAINING AND SUPPORT  

 

 

Links to related websites:

OFSTED

ESFA (Education and Skills Funding Agency)

CES (Catholic Education Service)

SFCA (Sixth Form Colleges Association)

AoC (Association of Colleges)

The Education Commission (for the Archdiocese of Southwark)

Excellence Gateway

Email the Clerk to the Governors, Mrs Eleanor Lewis