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Core Training Programme for Governors and Clerks

For the full 2023-2024 governance training schedule (ie all training courses from Sept 2024) please see:

SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING GOVERNANCE TRAINING 2023-24:

 

SUMMER TERM 2024 (Terms 5 and 6):

Date Course Who Delivered by Where Time 
24th April 2024Clerks & Governance Professionals' BriefingClerks / Governance ProfessionalsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.00 - 20.30
25th April 2024Clerks & Governance Professionals' BriefingClerks / Governance ProfessionalsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerMoor Hall, Cookham, Maidenhead SL6 9QH9.30 - 11.00

1st May 2024

Headteacher's Appraisal

Governors on the Headteacher's Appraisal Committee

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

8th May 2024

New Governors Induction Part 1 - Strategic Leadership

New Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

15th May 2024

New Governors Induction Part 2 - The Support and Challenge Role

New Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

22nd May 2024

New Governors Induction Part 3 - Evidence Building for Accountability

New Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

HALF TERM     
5th June 2024New Governors Induction Part 4 -
Safeguarding: the governors' role
New Governors / All governors (refresher)Clive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00

12th June 2024

Modern Governance (Refresher on Roles and Responsibilities)

Governors in post > 4 years

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

26th June 2024

t.b.a

 

 

 

 

 

3rd July 2024

NEW - School Attendance - the Governance Role

All 

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

and

Pupil Inclusion & Support

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

END OF TERM     

 

SCHEDULE FOR GOVERNANCE TRAINING 2024-25:

Below is the proposed schedule to the end of November 2024 - all sessions are still to be confirmed

 

AUTUMN TERM 2024 (Terms 1 and 2):

Date 

Course 

Who 

Delivered by 

Where 

Time 

11th September 2024

Clerks' & Governance Professionals' Briefing

Clerks & governance professionals

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.00 - 20.30

12th September 2024

Clerks' & Governance Professionals' Briefing

Clerks & governance professionals

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

t.b.a

9.30 - 11.00

18th September 2024

The Role of the Safeguarding Governor

Safeguarding governors

Clive Haines & Rebecca Walker 

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

25th September 2024Health & Safety Governance
(please note this is a 2 hour session)
All governors / H&S lead governorsDaniel Houston (Health & Safety Adviser, RBWM)
& Rebecca Walker
Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.00 - 21.00
2nd October 2024Governor briefing and training on emotionally related school avoidance (ERSA)All governors

Dr Abi Gilbert and Dr Zoe Price (ESRA Leads, AfC)

& Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00

9th October 2024

New Governors Induction Part One - Strategic Leadership

New governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

16th October 2024

New Governors Induction Part Two - The Support and Challenge Role

New governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

23rd October 2024

New Governors Induction Part Three - Evidence Building for Accountability

New governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

HALF TERM

 

 

 

 

 

6th November 2024

New Governors Induction Part Four - Safeguarding: the governors' role

New Governors /
All governors (as a refresher)

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

13th November 2024

School Finance Governance - monitoring and self-evaluation including the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS)

Finance governors / Maintained school governors (for SFVS)

Rebecca Walker & Bursar Support

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

20th November 2024

Governor Visits to School

All governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

27th November 2024

Chairs and vice-chairs surgery and networking

Chairs and vice-chairs

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

      

 

 

 

 

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