Courses

September 2020

Relationships and Sex Education (Governors only)

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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.

09/09/2020 10am - 12noon

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Headteacher Performance Management – the role of the governors

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

The course is for governors who are on the headteacher's appraisal committee and for anyone who would like a deeper understanding of the process.

16/09/2020 10am - 12.30pm

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Safer Recruitment

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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.

17/09/2020 9am - 3.30pm

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Exclusions

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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

23/09/2020 10am - 12noon

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New Governors – introductory course

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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

28/09/2020 10am - 3.30pm

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The NEW Ofsted Framework 2019 (for Governors)

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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

29/09/2020 2pm - 4pm

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October 2020

LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

London 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.

07/10/2020 1.30pm - 4pm

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Secondary Deputy & Assistant Headteachers Meeting

Southwark Diocesan Board for Education, 48 Union Street, London, SE1 1TD

07/10/2020 9.30am - 11.30am

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Understanding Teachers' Pay & Conditions

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

An overview of Teachers' Pay and Conditions to assist governors in implementing school pay policies.

13/10/2020 10am - 12.30pm

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SIAMS (The Statutory Inspection of Anglican & Methodist Schools) - An Overview of the SIAMS Schedule - for governors only

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

This course is aimed at Governors (ONLY) to gain an overview of the SIAMS Schedule.

13/10/2020 1.30pm - 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.

20/10/2020 1.30pm - 4pm

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November 2020

New Chairs of Governors

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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

05/11/2020 10am - 12.30pm

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Secondary Heads of Sixth Forms Network Meeting

Southwark Diocesan Board for Education, 48 Union Street, London, SE1 1TD

05/11/2020 9.30am - 11.30am

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Secondary Headteachers Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

12/11/2020 2.30pm - 4.30pm

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Making Sense of SECONDARY School Performance Data

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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)

16/11/2020 10am - 12noon

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December 2020

Safer Recruitment

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

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.

01/12/2020 9am - 3.30pm

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Making Sense of PRIMARY School Performance Data

via zoom - the meeting link will be sent nearer the time

This session will support PRIMARY school governors in their understanding of published data so as to identify school strengths and areas for development. It will also cover aspects linked to Ofsted inspections.

02/12/2020 10am - 11.30am

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January 2021

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.

18/01/2021 10am - 3.30pm

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February 2021

SIAMS: Reviewing the Impact of the School’s Christian Vision - For Governors along with their Head or Deputy (maximum 2 places per school)

Diocesan House

This session is aimed at Governors along with their Head or Deputy – maximum 2 places per school.

04/02/2021 1.30pm - 3.30pm

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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.

04/02/2021 10am - 12noon

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Secondary Heads of Sixth Forms Network Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

09/02/2021 9.30am - 11.30am

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, Pimlico, 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.

22/02/2021 9.30am - 4pm

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LDBS RE Leaders' Network Meeting

London 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.

23/02/2021 9.30am - 4pm

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Secondary Deputy & Assistant Headteachers Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

23/02/2021 9.30am - 11.30am

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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 ’.

24/02/2021 10am - 12noon

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March 2021

Headteachers Residential Conference - "Authentic leadership: how to stay true to self in the face of other voices and pressures"

Haven Hotel, Poole

We look forward to welcoming our Headteachers (Chairs of Governors) / Deputy Headteachers to our next conference.

03/03/2021 to 05/03/2021

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Secondary Headteachers Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

09/03/2021 2.30pm - 4.30pm

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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.

09/03/2021 10am - 12noon

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June 2021

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.

08/06/2021 1.30pm - 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.

09/06/2021 1.30pm - 4pm

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Secondary Headteachers Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

10/06/2021 2.30pm - 4.30pm

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Secondary Heads of Sixth Forms Network Meetings

Southwark Diocesan Board for Education, 48 Union Street, London, SE1 1TD

17/06/2021 9.30am -11.30am

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Secondary Deputy & Assistant Headteachers Meeting

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4AU

24/06/2021 9.30am - 11.30am

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