Individual learning towards an independent life

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Principal: Miss Rachel Quick

Trust Plan

Strategic Priorities

  • To develop all governors with regard to training and understanding the role in a specialist school setting.

  • To support the Wherry Leadership team to in recruiting the Education, Health and Social Staff to complete the full staffing structure by September 2020.

  • To support and challenge the Principal and Vice Principal in continuing the development of the wherry School Site to meet the needs of 100 autistic learners.

  • To develop the Trust further to possibly incorporate a wider group of representatives on The Trust Board to include Health and Business.

  • To work with Norfolk County Council and other nearby local Authorities to look at developing additional Free Schools for Autistic Learners in the Eastern Counties

  • To developing partnerships in Norfolk and beyond to support learners with an autistic spectrum disorder.

  • To continue to be appraised about the development of NIMAT (and other potential suitable MATs) and as appropriate make an informed decision about the future long term Governance arrangements for the Wherry School.

Full Governor Meetings

Meetings of the Full Governing Body (FGB) will take place in the Wherry School Family Meeting Room and will start at 5.30pm and aim to finish at 7.30pm.

The following is a Schedule of governor Meetings from the opening of the school on the 4th September 2017 to August 2018.

  • Wednesday 29th November 2017

  • Wednesday 28th March 2018

  • Wednesday 11th July 2018


Committee Meetings

In addition to FGB meetings the following Committees will be convened on the dates below.

Leadership & Management

Teaching & Learning

Behaviour & Care

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Tuesday 24th April 2018

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Thursday 9th November 2017

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018

Thursday 12th October 2017

Thursday 8th February 2018

Thursday 17th May 2018

In accordance with our Governance Plan we may call a further 2 Leadership and Management Meetings throughout the year to plan for recruitment and development of the school as it grows.

2017 Wherry Governance Plan and Meeting Schedule

The Wherry School Trust Signed Accounts 2017-18 – PDF