Bringing Reading Schools Closer Together

RGA and BFfC Resources

Presentations from previous RGA events can be accessed below:

Equity of Education [29.06.2021]

Finance Network 14.6.21 – Effective Governance, Finance Cycle, Budget Monitoring, Benchmarking

Disadvantaged Network 13.5.21 – Inclusive Music Education Presentation

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Summary and Q&A from meeting

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Section 175 Safeguarding Audit Feedback

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Further reading on #EveryonesInvited

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – ASCL Guidance, resources and information when considering response to reports of sexual violence and harassment

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Model Safeguarding process to respond to mental health and peer on peer incidents

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Wellbeing Governor: Focus on Staff Wellbeing

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – The relationship between school leaders and governors

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Questions for Governors to Introduce Wellbeing and Mental Health

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – CWMT example staff wellbeing survey

Safeguarding Network 21.4.21 – Governor Questions on Mental Health & Wellbeing

CVCC Network 28.01.21 – New Governor induction programme

Focus on the 3 core functions of governance during these challenging times [02.12.2020]

Schools Capacity Overview [02.12.2020]

Disadvantaged Network 13.10.20 – Suggested Governor challenges on outcomes

Safeguarding Network 1.10.20 – H&S Governor outline

CVCC Network 9.9.20 – Summary and Q&A from meeting

CVCC Network 9.9.20 – What is Ofsted up to?

CVCC Network 9.9.20 – Delivering a good quality of education via distance learning

CVCC Network 9.9.20 – Governors’ responsibilities re Pandemic Catch Up Funding

Relationships Education [27.02.2020]

Safeguarding Network 12.02.20 – Gill Dunlop updates

Chairs’ Network 29.1.20 – Staff Wellbeing: EP Collier Case Study

Chairs’ Network 29.1.20 – Governor and Staff Wellbeing Part 1

Chairs’ Network 29.1.20 – Feedback from a recent Ofsted inspection

Safeguarding Network 19.11.19 – Example Safeguarding Governor visit outline

Safeguarding Network 19.11.19 – NGA Questions for governing boards to ask re Health and Safety

Mental health is not extracurricular [09.05.2019]


Presentations from this November’s Schools & Academies Show can be accessed here:

Inspecting Again – Ofsted’s Future Direction of Travel

Keeping Children Safe – Adapting to Change and Transforming Practice

Measuring the impact of COVID-19: Decisive School Leadership


Presentations from NGA conferences attended on your behalf can be accessed here:

London & SE Conference Presentation Autumn 2020

Ofsted Interim Visits Autumn 2020


Additional useful resources for Pupil Premium/Disadvantaged Governors:

EEF Guide to the Pupil Premium


Additional useful resources for Safeguarding Governors:

Andrew Hall’s free Safeguarding Newsletter

NGA guide to the Governance of Safeguarding – December 2020

NGA Safeguarding link governor/trustee model role description – December 2020

Keeping Children Safe – Adapting to Change and Transforming Practice

West Berkshire LA safeguarding course 24.10.20 – online recording

Berkshire West Safeguarding Governor Toolkit – April 2020


Chairs, Vice-Chairs and Clerks Network (Spring)
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Safeguarding Network (Spring)
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New Governor Forum (Spring)
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