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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 holds its main meeting once a term. The autumn term 2022 meetings are scheduled to be held on: 
Tuesday 15th November 2022, 6pm - 6.30pm (remote, to receive annual report and accounts from auditors) and 
Thursday 8th December 2022, 6pm - 8.30pm

Focus morning: Saturday 8th October 2022, 9am

CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY  (August 2022)

VACANCIES:

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

Foundation Governors (will be appointed by the Bishop based on reference from Parish Priest) 

a Parent 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 using, gaining and developing transferrable skills.  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 (2022)

UK Corporate Governance Code (FRC 2018)

Keeping Children Safe in Education (DfE Sept 2022)

Audit Code of Practice September 2022 (ESFA)

The Nolan Committee Report on Standards in Public Life

“Leading Health & Safety at Work”

Inspection Handbook (Sept 2022)

Inspection reports Ofsted

London Child Protection Procedures

DfE Governance Guide 2022

 

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