Courses

December 2019

Making Sense of Secondary School Performance Data

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of data and changes to performance measures.  We will also refer to the inspection dashboard and expectations of governors. (Secondary Schools only)

02/12/2019 10am - 12noon

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SIAMS (The Statutory Inspection of Anglican & Methodist Schools) - The NEW SIAMS Schedule 2018 - for governors - FULLY BOOKED

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course is aimed at Governors to gain an understanding of the new 2018 Schedule. FULLY BOOKED

02/12/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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Safer Recruitment - FULLY BOOKED

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

FULLY BOOKED - A valuable course for those on interview panels or who are new to their role. It is a legal requirement that at least one member of an interviewing panel has undertaken this training.

05/12/2019 9am - 3.30pm

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January 2020

New governors – introductory course

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will enable new governors to understand and fulfil their key roles.

22/01/2020 10am - 3.30pm

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February 2020

Clerking in a Church of England Voluntary Aided school

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course explores the specific knowledge and skills needed to clerk a Church of England voluntary aided school.

04/02/2020 10am - 12.30pm

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Governors’ Panel Hearings

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

The course covers a number of situations which may require a panel hearing, including staffing procedures – disciplinary, capability, grievance and pay appeals; pupil exclusions and complaints.

04/02/2020 1.30pm - 4pm

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

Diocesan House

These meetings, led by Mary Thorne, run throughout the year and provide an opportunity for RE leaders to work with one another and share practice.

10/02/2020 9.30am - 4pm

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

These meetings, led by Mary Thorne, run throughout the year and provide an opportunity for RE leaders to work with one another and share practice.

11/02/2020 9.30am - 4pm

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March 2020

Safer Recruitment

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

A valuable course for those on interview panels or who are new to their role. It is a legal requirement that at least one member of an interviewing panel has undertaken this training.

03/03/2020 9am - 3.30pm

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Relationships and Sex Education (Governors only)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

The teaching of RSE becomes statutory for all schools from September 2020. This course is for Chairs of Governors, other governors with responsibility for and/or interest in RSE and will support governors in implementing the new DfE statutory guidance.

04/03/2020 10am - 12noon

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Resolving Complaints (Governors only)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course is aimed at Governors only. By the end of this session participants will have a better understanding of the principles of and good practice in responding to complaints; will understand the governing body’s role and be better equipped to participate in a fair complaints procedure.

10/03/2020 10am - 12.30pm

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Monitoring Visits in Schools

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This session will explore the do’s and don’ts of governor visits to schools, as well as share good practice and examine further the protocol underwriting effective visits.

10/03/2020 2pm - 4pm

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The NEW Ofsted Framework 2019

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will provide governors with an overview of the new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework (EIF).

23/03/2020 2pm- 4pm

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Exclusions

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will give an overview of the regulations and statutory guidance on exclusions to support governors in fulfilling their responsibilities.

23/03/2020 10am - 12noon

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April 2020

Relationships and Sex Education (Governors only)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

The teaching of RSE becomes statutory for all schools from September 2020. This course is for Chairs of Governors, other governors with responsibility for and/or interest in RSE and will support governors in implementing the new DfE statutory guidance.

29/04/2020 10am - 12noon

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Making Sense of Secondary School Performance Data

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This session will provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of data and changes to performance measures. We will also refer to the inspection Data Summary Report and expectations of governors. (Secondary Schools only)

29/04/2020 2pm - 4pm

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May 2020

New Chairs of Governors

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course examines the knowledge, skills and practical activities involved in good chairing.

12/05/2020 10am - 12.30pm

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June 2020

New governors – introductory course

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will enable new governors to understand and fulfil their key roles – to support and challenge their schools and to contribute to improving pupil outcomes.

04/06/2020 10am - 3.30pm

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Valuing All God’s Children (an overview for Governors)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will provide an overview for Governors of the document ‘Valuing all God’s Children ’.

08/06/2020 10am - 12noon

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

Diocesan House

These meetings, led by Mary Thorne, run throughout the year and provide an opportunity for RE leaders to work with one another and share practice.

10/06/2020 1.30pm - 4pm

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Safer Recruitment

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

A valuable course for those on interview panels or who are new to their role. It is a legal requirement that at least one member of an interviewing panel has undertaken this training.

10/06/2020 9am - 3.30pm

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

These meetings, led by Mary Thorne, run throughout the year and provide an opportunity for RE leaders to work with one another and share practice.

11/06/2020 1.30pm - 4pm

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Governors with Responsibility for SEN

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course will give an outline of the role and responsibilities of governors in relations for special educational need and disabilities.

18/06/2020 10am - 12noon

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