Governance

Church School Governance - Part two

 

Tuesday 30 November 2021 - 2.00pm until 4.00pm

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this is part two of a two-part course aimed at those in governance roles in both maintained and academy schools. Session two aims to provide opportunities to ask questions, network and discuss with fellow governors, and apply church school governance to your own context.

Cost:  Free

Bookings close:  Friday 24 September 2021

To book please go to: ChurchSchlGovPart2

Safeguarding Basic Awareness for Governors

 

Wednesday 17 November 2021 - 9.30am until 11.00am

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this session aims to provide participants with an introduction to safeguarding in schools.

Cost:  £40 per person (£10 per additional person from same school)

Bookings close:  Friday 12 November 2021

To book please go to: Safeguarding

Strategic Environmental Thinking

 

Thursday 18 November 2021 - 10.00am until 12.00pm

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this session provides ideas for how you can embed care for the environment within your strategic plans for your school site.

Cost:  Free

Bookings close:  Friday 12 November 2021

To book please go to: StratEnvironThink

Chair of Governors' Forum

 

Monday 22 November 2021 - 6.00pm until 7.30pm

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this s is an opportunity for Chairs to share best practice and hear how other boards work. This forum is designed to complement our Heads and Chairs briefing with the intention of facilitating discussion on key governance issues, and to enable the sharing of best practice.

Cost:  Free

Bookings close:  Friday 19 November 2021

To book please go to: ChairGovForum

SIAMS for Schools

 

Tuesday 23 November 2021 - 9.30am until 11.30am

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this course is suitable for headteachers, staff governors and those who lead on the Christian character of the school. We will explore the 2018 SIAMS Evaluation Schedule and self-evaluation and the new organisation structure for SIAMS (Nationalisation of organisation).

Cost:  £40 per person (£10 per additional person from the same school)

Bookings close:  Friday 10 September 2021

To book please go to: SIAMS

New Chairs of Governors - Leading in a Church School or Academy

 

Thursday 2 December 2021 - 6.00pm until 8.00pm

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this course is for new and recently appointed chairs and those who wish to update their knowledge. This course, written by an experienced Chair of Governors, will give you all the skills and information you need to get started and be effective immediately. The course will include looking at the key roles and responsibilities of a governing body with specific reference to the Chair’s role. There will be advice and guidance on issues Chairs of Governors find themselves faced with.

Cost:  Free

Bookings close:  Friday 1 October 2021

To book please go to: NewChairs

Spirituality in School - SIAMS Strand 2: Wisdom, Knowledge & Skills

 

Tuesday 7 December 2021 - 4.00pm until 5.30pm

Provided by The Diocese of Bath & Wells, this training provides the opportunity to explore what spirituality in the school context and the SIAMS expectations for church schools, recognising and valuing spirituality and implementing a school policy for spiritual development. We will share some good practice from schools within our diocese and also some key documents that will support you in your development. We will also consider the challenge of looking at the impact of your work and how you can capture this in a meaningful way.

Cost:  £40 per person (£10 per additional person from same school)

Bookings close:  Friday 3 December 2021

To book please go to: SpiritualityinSchools