This is a set of documents for quick reference to support clergy involvement with schools. These will be revised and added to from time to time so do remember to visit again.
Introduction to the work of the ODBE: this gives information and an outline of the main functions of the department; including: history, Governance, VA/VC, Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust and the Education Team.
Pastoral Care for Schools: notes on possible approaches from the church
School Visits to the Church: some thoughts to get you started
Bullet Point Possibilities: ideas for School/Church engagament (formerly 101 Ideas)
Ofsted School Inspections: the guide for parents
The SIAMS Process: what happens during the Statutory Inspection of Anglican Schools
The SIAMS Self-Evaluation Schedule: the 4 core questions asked during a SIAMS inspection
The Governance Handbook 2015: the essential document for school governors and trustees
For Collective Worship materials click here to go to the worship pages.
Further resources are listed on our Resource Links page