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Headteacher Induction for those New to Church School Headship

15 September 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

We invite you to our commissioning of new Church School Headteachers at our Induction Day on the 15th September 2017 (9.00am – 3.30pm)
which will be led by Rt Rev Alan Wilson Bishop of Buckingham.

The Commissioning and presentation of Bibles is an important part of the day which will also introduce you to your roles and responsibilities as church school headteachers. We will focus on the distinctive ethos of the church school and the responsibilities which you have in making sure that your school meets these expectations in all aspects of its life.

  • Through the first day you will:
  • Gain knowledge about headship in a Church of England school
  • Reflect upon the distinctive role of a church school headteacher
  • Learn about developing:
    • distinctive ethos
    • collective worship
    • RE
    • leadership of a church school and links with the local church
  • Become familiar with:
    • diocesan EiS programmes
    • support for school improvement and Ofsted
    • the Service Level Agreement
  • Share and discuss with colleagues from around the diocese
  • Learn about the SIAMS and Ofsted inspection processes and self-evaluation
  • Meet members of the Diocesan Education Team

The follow-up session in March will focus on practical issues and solutions to challenges that we meet in our schools. There will be opportunity for discussion and serving headteachers will present the views from their own schools.

Target Audience: All new church school headteachers

Headteachers attending previous induction days said:

“Good opportunity to ask questions and to find out that others experiencing the same things”
“Informative, nurturing; well presented”

Course Leader: The Diocesan Education team

Follow up session – 16th March 2018 12.30 – 4pm

This session will be held at The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon OX14 1PL

Cost: Day 1 £55 (+VAT) to cover course materials and lunch Follow-up session £45 (+VAT) to cover course materials and lunch
For more information: To book: 01865 208272 or e-mail: training@oxford.anglican.org


15 September 2017
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Schools Training
01865 208272


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