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Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
01865 208200 http://www.oxford.anglican.org/

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November 2017

Managing and Understanding Data

23 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Managing and understanding information about pupils’ achievements underpins the key work of any school. As the accountable body it is the responsibility of all Governors to have an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of pupil outcomes. But fear not it is not as mystifying as you may think! This module will provide you with information to ensure that as Governors you ‘do not shy away from challenging leaders about variations in outcomes for pupil groups, especially between disadvantaged and…

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December 2017

Understanding Christianity Group 3 – Session 3 of 3

1 December @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2017 Group 1:     5th May 9 – 4;     22nd September 9 – 4;          17th November 9 –…

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C5 Refresher Clergy Safeguarding Training

4 December @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Free

C5 Refresher Clergy Safeguarding Training For further information please read Clergy Safeguarding Training FAQs To book please click on the website link to the left

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January 2018

SIAMS Toolkit Workshop

08 January 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This course aims to: Provide an update on the SIAMS self-evaluation and inspection processes. Give delegates the opportunity to complete aspects of the SIAMS tool kit. Review where you are with your self-evaluation. Provide time to focus on what makes your school distinctive and effective as a CE school. Provide time to reflect upon the evidence and impact sections of the tool kit. Make time to share ideas with colleagues. By the end of the course participants will have: Gained…

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The Role of the Clerk

08 January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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The role of the clerk, supporting within a governing body, has never been more essential. National guidelines and associations identify how a highly skilled clerk can be key to enabling a governing body to be effective in raising standards and enabling school improvement. This module will look at the key skills, knowledge and competencies needed to be an effective and informed clerk. This training is suitable for both new and experienced clerks   Course Leaders: Sarah Thomas/Ruth Bennie Cost: SLA…

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Understanding Christianity Group 1 – Session 1 of 3

19 January 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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Primary School Headteachers’ Taster Session

19 January 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Following the success of the Performance, Resilience and Support Programmes previously, we are currently leading several courses this year that enable all school leaders attending to pause and reflect on their personal professional journey and spiritual leadership as well as sharing strategies for coping with the challenges of headship.   We aim to make these days all a time of personal development and renewal for all who attend.   As a Diocese, we continue to be committed to this work…

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HR Matters

23 January 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Good people practices are essential to the smooth running of a school and to helping you deliver an outstanding service to pupils. Managing people can be some of the best – and hardest – parts of a Headteacher’s job. It can require courage and determination. There are also times when issues have to be addressed and problems confronted. It’s not easy keeping up with employment law or finding your way round policies which you may only have to refer to…

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Middle Leader Training Day 1

29 January 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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The role of the middle leader has become more challenging and demanding in recent years with greater emphasis upon middle and subject leader’s ability to manage their areas of responsibility and to have impact upon school outcomes. Our training sessions will share opportunities for those who lead in our schools to explore their role, develop their understanding and improve their provision. Above all they will provide those working in our schools with support and up to date guidance on how…

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February 2018

Understanding Christianity Group 2 – Session 1 of 3

23 February 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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March 2018

Being a Chair of Governors

01 March 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This module will focus particularly on supporting new and aspiring Chairs of Governors in the many tasks and skills required in leading a governing body to be excellent in both the support and challenge of a church school. Utilising the Diocese’s ‘Right Programme’, attendees will be helped to understand both the statutory requirements and key insights into how to lead a governing body successfully.   Course Leaders: Sarah Thomas/Ruth Bennie Cost: SLA schools: £45, or as part of Excellence in…

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Appeals Briefing

05 March 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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  Appeals Briefings 2018 These are sessions for all Governors, Headteachers and Administrators in Aided Schools and Academies involved in the appeals process.  The aim of these evening briefings is to refresh and update those tasked with administering or presenting their admissions authority at an appeal.  There will be the opportunity look at the School Admission Appeals Code and to consider the documents needed and how you can best support the school’s case at an appeal.   During the session…

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Understanding Christianity Group 3 – Session 1 of 3

09 March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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April 2018

Understanding Christianity Group 1 – Session 2 of 3

20 April 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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Understanding Christianity Group 2 – Session 2 of 3

27 April 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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May 2018

SIAMS Toolkit Workshop

08 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This course aims to: Provide an update on the SIAMS self-evaluation and inspection processes. Give delegates the opportunity to complete aspects of the SIAMS tool kit. Review where you are with your self-evaluation. Provide time to focus on what makes your school distinctive and effective as a CE school. Provide time to reflect upon the evidence and impact sections of the tool kit. Make time to share ideas with colleagues. By the end of the course participants will have: Gained…

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Worship Workshop for Clergy and Lay Leaders

11 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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£10

Developed from the ideas underpinning the National Society’s website www.worshipworkshop.org.uk  this course will explore many ideas of practical use in school worship. This course is specially tailored for Clergy and other church leaders and will include material which will be appropriate in all types of school, church or otherwise. The course will explore:   Worship vs Assembly Engaging the whole school community Parish and Church relationships Spiritual experiences Sacramental possibilities Creating prayers with children and developmental aspects of prayer Pupil/Student…

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Training incumbent orientation to IME Part 2

15 May 2018
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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RE and Collective Worship

17 May 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Delegates will consider their roles and responsibilities as governors. We will focus on curriculum, monitoring and evaluation of Religious Education, including the current requirements of RE syllabuses. This will include: Brief overview of the current RE syllabus, including aims and teaching methods Legal responsibilities of governors towards RE syllabuses in different types of schools Monitoring & evaluation of RE Position of RE in respect of SIAMS & OFSTED Links between RE, SMSC, Personal Development and British Values We will also…

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Understanding Christianity Group 3 – Session 2 of 3

18 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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Annual Headteachers’ Conference 2018

22 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Save the Date   Annual Headteachers’ Conference 2018 22nd May 2018   We are pleased to announce that our Annual Conference next year will take place at Chartridge Lodge, just outside Chesham. The date for your diary is 22nd May 2018 and we look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible. Further details will follow but places are limited and expected to fill fast, so early booking is recommended.     Venue: Chartridge Lodge, Chartridge Lane, Chesham, HP5…

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Meeting Statutory Requirements

24 May 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This module will explore the general responsibilities that the Governing Body has for the strategic direction of the school and ways in which the statutory responsibilities can be viewed as tools to promote high standards across various aspects of school life including educational achievement. The delivery of this module will include presentation as well as opportunities for discussion and reflection. Governors will be encouraged to work independently and in small groups in order to consider how the statutory responsibilities require…

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June 2018

Understanding Christianity Group 1 – Session 3 of 3

04 June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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Training incumbent orientation to IME Part 2

05 June 2018
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Managing Premises & Capital Projects

07 June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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This module will explore both the general responsibilities that the governing body and school staff have for the management of their school premises along with specific advice on the management of capital projects.  It will give the opportunity for participants to ‘manage’ two virtual school building projects from conception to completion.  Participants will be guided through the relevant steps and provided with guidance on statutory requirements and checks.  Areas to be covered will include:  Project planning Applying for funding Drafting…

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Understanding Christianity Group 2 – Session 3 of 3

12 June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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Understanding Christianity Group 3 – Session 3 of 3

18 June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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Headteacher Appraisal

18 June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Carrying out the Headteacher’s appraisal review is a major responsibility of the governing body, and should be performed by governors who have undertaken appropriate training. We will show you how you can work with an experienced team of advisors to ensure that your statutory responsibilities for Headteacher appraisal are met and the best possible outcomes are achieved for all the children and young people in your school. The course will: Identify the key features of the process and the differing…

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Admissions Briefing

26 June 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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  Admissions Briefings 2018 This is a session for all Governors, Headteachers and Administrators in Aided Schools and Academies involved in the Admissions process.  It will cover the roles and responsibilities of those involved within your school or academy in all aspects of admissions.   These briefings have been specifically organised during June and early July in order that governors wishing to revise their arrangements on the back of the briefing experience will have time to prepare the documentation and…

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Middle Leader Training Day 2

27 June 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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The role of the middle leader has become more challenging and demanding in recent years with greater emphasis upon middle and subject leader’s ability to manage their areas of responsibility and to have impact upon school outcomes. Our training sessions will share opportunities for those who lead in our schools to explore their role, develop their understanding and improve their provision. Above all they will provide those working in our schools with support and up to date guidance on how…

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Understanding Christianity Group 3 – Session 3 of 3

27 June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Understanding Christianity Training Supported by the Church of England Education Office and produced in conjunction with RE Today, Understanding Christianity is the new resource to enable schools to teach about Christianity in a coherent and informed fashion. Taking the strapline “Text, Impact, Connections” the resource uses biblical material to underpin enquiry into the practice and beliefs of Christianity. Training Dates for 2018        Group 1:    19th January 9.30 – 4;    20th April  9.30 – 4;   …

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July 2018

Church Schools in Modern Britain

02 July 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church House Oxford, Langford Lock
Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1GF United Kingdom
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Church of England schools in England have a long and distinguished history and heritage. They pre-date both Local Authorities and Government ‘departments.’ Many of our Church schools have Trust Deeds from the early 19th century and were founded on the premise of providing excellent education which empowers and enables children to rise out of poverty to reach their maximum potential. So what’s changed? In the new landscape of British Values, where do Church of England schools stand today? How can…

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