Courses

September 2019

Safer Recruitment - FULLY BOOKED

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. FULLY BOOKED

17/09/2019 9am - 3.30pm

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The NEW Ofsted Framework 2019 - FULLY BOOKED

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

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

23/09/2019 10am - 12noon

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Headteacher Performance Management – the role of the governors

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

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.

24/09/2019 10am - 12.30pm

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Leading in Partnership (FULLY BOOKED)

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

This course is aimed at the Headteacher and Chair of Governors attending as a pair. The significance of governance at all times, but particularly when a school is inspected, cannot be over stated. Weak governance can result in an RI (or worse) grade for leadership and management. The working relationship between the head/principal and the chair of governors is crucial in facilitating effective governance based on clarity around professional boundaries.

27/09/2019 9.30am - 3.30pm

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October 2019

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.

01/10/2019 2pm - 4pm

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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 ’.

01/10/2019 10am - 12noon

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Headteachers Residential Conference - "Dancing not Drowning in the Rain"

Sandbanks Hotel, Poole

 "Creating a culture that promotes good mental health and well-being for all.” This is aimed at Heads and Chairs of Governors

09/10/2019 to 11/10/19

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Understanding Teachers' Pay & Conditions

Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU

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

16/10/2019 10am - 12noon

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November 2019

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.

01/11/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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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.

07/11/2019 10am - 3.30pm

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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.

11/11/2019 1.30pm - 4pm

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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

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.

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

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

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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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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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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