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Core Training Programme for Governors and Clerks

Term 6

Date Course Who Delivered by Where Time 

8th June

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

15th June

New Governors Induction Part 4
Safeguarding: the governors' role

New Governors / Safeguarding Refresher

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker       

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

 

19:30 -  21.00            

22nd June

Refresher training on the core roles of governance (Modern Governance)

Governors in post > 4 years

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

29th June

Equality & Diversity – the governance role

All

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

6th July

Headteachers Appraisal

Governors on HT Appraisal Committee

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

 

SCHEDULE FOR GOVERNANCE TRAINING 22-23 ACADEMIC YEAR:
 

AUTUMN TERM (Terms 1 and 2)

Date Course Who Delivered by Where Time 

14th Sept 2022

Clerks Briefing

Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.00 - 20.30

(Thurs) 15th Sept 2022

Clerks Briefing

Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Moor Hall, Cookham

 9:30 - 11:00

21st Sept 2022

The Role of the Safeguarding Governor

Safeguarding Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

28th Sept 2022

New Governors Induction Part 1 - Strategic Leadership

New Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

(Thurs) 29th Sept 2022

The Role of the Safeguarding Governor

Safeguarding Governors

Rebecca Walker

Via Zoom - for those unable to attend the in-person session at Homer on 21st September

19.30 – 21.00

5th October 2022

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

12th October 2022

 

SEND governance

All / SEND Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker & Kelly Nash

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

19th October 2022

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     

2nd November 2022

New Governors Induction Part 4 -
Safeguarding: the governors' role

New Governors / All governors (refresher training/annual update)

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker       

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor 

 19:30 -  21.00            

9th November 2022 

School Finance – governance, monitoring and self-evaluation (including SFVS)

Maintained School Governors

Rebecca Walker & Bursar Support

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 – 21.00

16th November 2022 

Health & Safety Governance

All Governors

Daniel Houston/
Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.00- 21.00

Please note earlier start time

23rd November 2022

School Visits

All

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

30th November
        AND

7th December 2022

Safer Recruitment Parts 1 and 2

BOTH 2 HOUR SESSIONS MUST BE ATTENDED

Governors (any HT recruitment panel must have at least one Safer Recruitment trained person on it.)

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.00 - 21.00

(note each session is 2 hours)

14th December 2022

Chairs' Surgery

Chairs & Vice-chairs

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

END OF TERM 2     

 

SPRING TERM (Terms 3 and 4)

Date Course Who Delivered by Where Time 

11th January 2023

Clerks Briefing

Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.00 - 20.30

(Thurs) 12th January 2023

Clerks Briefing

Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Moor Hall, Cookham

 9:30 - 11:00

18th January 2023

New Governors Induction Part 1 - Strategic Leadership

New Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

25th January 2023

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

1st February 2023

tbc

Pupil Premium Governance

All / Pupil Premium Link Governors

Clive Haines /

Rebecca Walker

Via Zoom - tbc

19.30 – 21.00

8th February 2023

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

 

 

 

 

 

22nd February 2023

New Governors Induction Part 4 -
Safeguarding: the governors' role
New Governors / All governors (refresher training/annual update)

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

1st March 2023

Governance and the Curriculum

All

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker       

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor 

 19:30 - 21.00            

8th March 2023

Handling School Complaints 

Governors & Clerks

Rebecca Walker 

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 – 21.00

15th March 2023

tbd

 

 

 

 

22nd March 2023

Budget Planning to support Key Priorities and achieve Best Value

All / Finance Governors

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

29th March 2023

Chairs' & Clerks' Joint Surgery / CPD

Chairs & Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

END OF TERM 4     

 

SUMMER TERM (Terms 5 and 6)

Date Course Who Delivered by Where Time 

26th April 2023

Clerks Briefing

Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.00 - 20.30

(Thurs) 27th April 2023

Clerks Briefing

Clerks

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker 

Moor Hall, Cookham

 9:30 - 11:00

3rd May 2023

Headteachers' Appraisal

Governors on HT's Appraisal committee

Clive Haines / Rebecca Walker

Homer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor

19.30 - 21.00

10th May 2023New Governors Induction Part 1 - Strategic LeadershipNew GovernorsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
17th May 2023New Governors Induction Part 2 - The Support and Challenge RoleNew GovernorsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
24th May 2023New Governors Induction Part 3 - Evidence building for AccountabilityNew GovernorsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
HALF TERM     
7th June 2023New Governors Induction Part 4 -
Safeguarding: the governors' role
New Governors / All governors (refresher training/annual update)Clive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
14th June 2023New - Preparing for PanelsClerks & Panel ChairsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
21st June 2023Equality & Diversity - the Governance RoleAllClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
28th June 2023New - Welcome to ChairingNew ChairsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
5th July 2023Modern Governance (Governor Refresher)Governors in post > 4 yearsClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
12th July 2023Governing Body - ensuring fit for purpose to monitor next year's prioritiesChairs & ClerksClive Haines / Rebecca WalkerHomer First School, Testwood Road, Windsor19.30 - 21.00
END OF TERM     

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