1.2 Describe The Importance Of Meeting In A School Meeting

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A meeting is: ‘An assembly of people for a particular purpose, especially for formal discussion’ Meetings are an effective way that staff can share and exchange information, get feedback, plan, collaborate and make important decisions. Within our school we have many different types of meetings which include ad hoc meetings, governing body meetings, management meetings, one-on-one meetings, staff meetings, team meetings and parent meetings. At staff meetings matters for discussion will include curriculum, pupil’s progress, subject leadership, discussions on new ways of teaching and new initiatives. These will also be used for any relevant training required. Staff meetings take place each week. A Briefing meeting is held once a week…show more content…
First and foremost it is important to plan the meeting which includes being very clear as to why a meeting is required, what is to be accomplished and who is expected at the meeting. The different types of meetings held in the school are important to ensure that children achieve their potential and staff can work in an environment that is supportive, yet challenging. Different meetings enable information to be shared, decisions to be made, and ideas to be shared with others. The different meetings mean that each area of the school community can connect with each other. It is important that all know what the governors and senior leaders are trying to achieve. This can be shared at different levels of meetings. Regular meetings with staff, be they staff meetings, team meetings or management meetings, can remind staff that there is more going on than their own issues and deadlines. This may open up opportunities for mutual support and collaboration. The different meetings may also allow for different levels of staff within the school to align around current priorities and goals. Staff can feel that information is not shared with

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