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

This course is aimed at Governors (ONLY) to gain an overview of the SIAMS Inspection Schedule.
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Governing for Disadvantaged Pupils: Best practice and ideas to make a difference

This course will highlight what governors can do to make a difference for disadvantaged pupils, through joined-up policy setting, careful evaluation of pupil and recovery premium spending, and best practice ideas for holding senior leaders to account, supporting staff, and engaging with parents.
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Prioritising staff well-being and mental health in your school

This course will support you in your understanding of how mental health issues can impact on the workplace.
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Making Sense of SECONDARY School Performance Data

This session will provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how student performance is measured and how this is being impacted by the pandemic. (SECONDARY Schools only)
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Governors’ HR Panel Hearings

The course covers a number of staffing and HR situations which may require the governors to convene a panel hearing, including disciplinary, capability, grievance and pay appeals. Please note: this session does not cover admissions.
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Governors with responsibility for SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) - Registration is now closed

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Governors’ HR Responsibilities and Teachers’ Pay and Conditions

This course covers the responsibilities of governors in church schools as the employer of all staff in the school.
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Parents’ and Carers’ Complaints to Governors - Registration is now closed

This course is aimed at Governors only. Every governing body must have its own complaints policy, which will allow parents/carers to appeal to the governors if they do not agree with how the school has resolved a complaint.
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Headteacher Performance Management – the role of the governors

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.
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