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Governor offer 2015-16
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Please see below the St Helens TSA Leadership offer for spring 2016.
Assistant Head/Deputy Head Teacher Network meeting: Thursday 7th January 2016 (1.00pm – 4.00pm), The World of Glass, Chalon Way East, St Helens, WA10 1BX. The focus of the briefing is: Effective Leadership in a climate of change- Yvonne Gandy and Jill Baker (NCTL), English update: Preparing for KS1 and 2 National Tests and implications for schools (Maddy Barnes) and to provide an opportunity to ask questions/network/general leadership update. This is Free of Charge to all alliance members and £70 to non-alliance members. This includes: tea/coffee/biscuits and all course materials.
Head Teacher events:
· An update on how schools will need to prepare for the 2016-17 KS1/2 English tests- what does the future hold?- Friday 26th February 2016, 1.00pm-3.30pm at The World of Glass, St Helens.
· Mathematics Teaching for Mastery- What is Mastery? How do you achieve it?- Ensuring consistency across schools- Thursday 21st January 2016, 9-12 at Venue TBC.
These sessions are FREE of Charge to all alliance members and £70 to non-alliance members. This includes: tea/coffee/biscuits and all course materials.
Please find attached The St Helens Teaching Schools Governors Training Programme this is being delivered in association with the RMA Governor support service (please see information attached).
All training for this year has been arranged in response to the feedback received during Head Teacher audits and training feedback. An overwhelming amount of leaders requested specific Governors training sessions. The following sessions will run this term:
Knowing Your School through Data. A session which will enable governors to: appreciate the range of data in schools and academies, including RAISE online and the Fischer Family Trust Governors’ Dashboard. Understand how pupil data can be used to support school improvement. Ask the right questions to challenge their school. Tuesday 12th January 2016 – 6-8.30pm at Rainford High School, Higher Lane, Rainford, WA11 8NY.
Governing Board Self-Evaluation and the Governor Mark. The session provides an overview of effective governing board self-evaluation and why it is important. It focuses on the Governor Mark and how governing boards can prepare themselves for making an application. The facilitator is an experienced Governor Mark assessor and a member of the GLM Board which oversees the Governor Mark. Tuesday 9th February 2016: 6-8.30pm at Rainford High School, Higher Lane, Rainford, WA11 8NY.
Knowing your school: the Governors’ Role in Monitoring. A session that explores what monitoring and bringing challenge really mean, including consideration of the role and value of governor visits, the part played by head teachers’ reports and the role of effective questioning. Thursday 17th March 2016: 6-8.30pm at Rainford High School, Higher Lane, Rainford, WA11 8NY. Please pass on to the relevant Governors as you see fit.
Cost of Governor training sessions:
Twilight (2 hours 30 min session): £50.00(+VAT); This includes: Tea/coffee/biscuits and all course materials.
Full Day: £100.00 (+VAT); This includes: Tea/coffee/biscuits/light lunch and all course materials.
Plates will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.
If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email: Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator): firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01744 678010/01744 678190/07803202177
For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching Schools Alliance) email@example.com or 01744 678010 / 01744 678190/07803202176.