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NGA guidance – Preparing for Full Re-opening of Schools

The NGA has released a summary of DfE guidance which focusses on ensuring risks are fully assessed and appropriate plans are in place for full re-opening.  Read it here Alternatively, you can find the full DfE guidance on school re-opening by clicking Here Read more →

BFfC Summer Governance Newsletter now out

If your school subscribes to BFfC’s Governor Services, you should have just been sent the Summer Newsletter.  This is an invaluable checklist of the latest updates to governors’ responsibilities and guidance, including the latest requirements from the DfE. Read more →

NGA comes to Reading

The NGA’s SE regional conference is being held in Friar Street, Reading on Saturday 28th March from 10:00 to 15:30.  RGA officers will be attending on your behalf, but if your governing body is a member of NGA, we strongly recommend you book to attend. Read more →

Exclusions from Reading schools continue to decline

Contrary to a shameful editorial heading in yesterday’s Reading Chronicle, there were NOT “Thousands of Reading students excluded for violence”. Read more →

RGA Autumn Newsletter just out

For a snapshot of what we have been up to this term, and what you might have missed, please read our latest newsletter here. Read more →

Thameside Primary continues to be Good under new Ofsted framework

Congratulations to Thameside Primary School, whose Ofsted Report was published yesterday, on their Good judgement under the current inspection framework … Read more →

New ‘River Academy’ Secondary set to open September 2021

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 →

BFfC Governor Services Winter Newsletter published

If your school subscribes to BFfC’s Governor Services, you should have just been sent the Winter Newsletter.  This is an invaluable checklist of the latest … Read more →

Reading’s NEET figures amongst lowest in England

Reading had one of the best records in England for students in a stable form of work or education last year within 12 months of leaving school, new figures reveal … Read more →

Exclusions: GDP and IRP training event – 18th March 2020

Denefield School has commissioned the services of an external trainer to deliver training on the Governors’ Disciplinary Panel and Independent Review Panel processes with regards to … Read more →


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