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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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LDBS Clerks: Tips for successful clerking of panel hearings and appeals

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LDBS Clerks: Governor business arrangements: Best practices in VA schools

This session will address how clerks can contribute to governor effectiveness and highlight best practice governor business arrangements including: FGB strategic planning, FGB and committee yearly work plans, committee terms of reference, link governor role descriptions, policy review schedules.
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New Clerks: Welcome to clerking in a Church of England School

This session is for all new clerks in LDBS schools. It addresses the unique features of governance in a church school and how this impacts clerking.
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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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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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