The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting, including three observers: Brenda Scott from the Orchard Hill Academy Trust; Michelle Cooper, Headteacher and Charmaine Lawrence, School Business Manager, both from Westgate School. All those present introduced themselves.
Apologies for absence had been received from Johnny Kyriacou and Susan Woodland.
There had not been any apologies received from Richard Kirkham, Angela Mellish or Kathy Perry.
It was noted that Cate Duffy would need to leave early.