Following on from the topic of how to challenge outcomes without an overreliance on data, which our Disadvantaged network explored last week, Governors For Schools is holding a webinar on Thursday 5th November… Read more →
All governors are invited to a free SEND briefing from Prof Kate Reynolds, Director of Education at BFfC on Tuesday 3rd November at 18:00. Kate will lead the session, and is joined by SEND Team Manager Hester Collicutt, together with the SENDCo from a local MAT… Read more →
The NGA have just published the results of its 2020 School Governance survey, with governors and trustees in the SE reporting that their top five issues are… Read more →
The September newsletter for all governors whose schools or trusts subscribe to BFfC’s Governor Services is now out.
As well as providing checklists for updates in statutory guidance such as safeguarding, SRE, GDPR … Read more →
Yesterday the DfE published the results of its NLG advisory group, which was formed earlier this year, more than 2 years after recruitment was suspended by the department. A separate advisory group on the future of NLEs published its recommendations … Read more →
It’s hard to imagine a time when mental health and wellbeing has been more important in schools.
Today, Governors for Schools is launching Wellbeing Governors – a year-long campaign to highlight … Read more →
The government has now announced that mainstream schools will all receive £80 per pupil paid in three instalments through the 2020-21 academic year.
Given their role in ensuring schools spend funding appropriately and in holding schools to account … Read more →
In these challenging times, governors may be feeling somewhat removed from how Reading schools and governors are operating. Your RGA is responding to these extra pressures by facilitating remote meetings … Read more →
Contrary to a shameful editorial heading in yesterday’s Reading Chronicle, there were NOT “Thousands of Reading students excluded for violence”. Read more →
As secondary pupil numbers continue to rise in Reading, there is a clear need for more capacity from 2021 onwards. Most existing secondaries have already … Read more →