Appeals Committee/Panel


Name of Committee / Panel

Appeals Committee/Panel (staff dismissal, grievances and complaints)



To hear appeals against initial decisions of the Staff Dismissal or Pay Committee / Panel or the Headteacher about matters relating to the discipline, dismissal, appraisal or pay of staff.


Membership (With delegated powers)


The membership cannot include: the Headteacher or governors that were part of the initial decision, staff governors or associate members.



Three governors.


Terms of Reference

  1. To hear appeals from any member of staff who objects to a decision of the Headteacher

      or Staff Dismissal, Pay or Appraisal Committees/Panels.

  1. To uphold or dismiss an appeal.