Welcome to the Governance section, from 1st February 2017 Dearne Valley College merged with the RNN Group and as part of the merged organisation one governing body was formed.

For information about the RNN Group board and its Committees please visit

This Governance section contains background information about the previous governance at Dearne Valley College, details about the Board and its Committees, governance policies and procedures, and a minutes archive.

The Board of Governors is the group responsible for ensuring that the college is governed, managed and operates in accordance with the provisions of the Education Acts as determined by the Articles and Instruments of Government 1 January 2008, namely:

  • To determine the educational mission and character of the college
  • To be satisfied as to the effective and efficient use of resources
  • To approve the annual budget
  • Senior staff appointments (designated posts)
  • The framework for pay and conditions of service for all other staff in order to fulfil its responsibilities

The Board of Governors conducts specific business through the following sub-committees, each sub-committee having its own terms of reference, meeting throughout the year:

  • Audit Committee
  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Standards Committee
  • Search Committee

If you have any questions about Governance at Dearne Valley College or the RNN Group, or if you are interested in joining the Governing Body, please visit the Governance information on the RNN Group our parent organisations website.


Board of Governor Meeting Minutes

8th March 2016 - Download
19th January 2016 - Download
15th December 2015 - Download
13th October 2015 - Download
10th July 2015 - Download
19th May 2015 - Download
24th March 2015 - Download
16th December 2014 - Download
14th October 2014 - Download
23rd July 2014 - Download
20th May 2014 - Download
1st April 2014 - Download



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