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Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom

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January 2018

Finance Matters

23 January 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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Ensuring school finances are run well is key to the success of any Governing Body. One of the most important aspects is the way in which the reference to financial management has now become more specific – ‘solvency and probity’ is the new key phrase. School finances are also similarly stretched for all schools and governors must work effectively to avoid deficits and ensure best value for money in their schools. This module will provide an overview of good practice…

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February 2018

SIAMS: The Process and Preparation

06 February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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The aim of the course This module will cover everything you need to know about the SIAMS process. It will take you through all the practicalities step by step covering such things as timings, how to prepare, what the day will look like, what you can use as evidence, who will need to do what, what questions might you be asked and what do you do with the report afterwards? Programme includes: Familiarisation with the current SIAMS framework and self-evaluation…

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Middle Leader Training Day 2

07 February 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL 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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March 2018

Headteacher Induction for those New to Church School Headship – Session 2

16 March 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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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 Course Leader: The Diocesan Education team Follow up session – 16th March 2017 12.30pm – 4pm Cost: Day 1 £55 (+VAT) to cover course materials and lunch Follow-up session £40 (+VAT) to cover course materials and…

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Headteacher Induction for those New to Church School Headship – Session 2

16 March 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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The follow-up session in February 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 Induction have 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…

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Headteacher Induction for those New to Church School Headship – Session 2

16 March 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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The follow-up session in February 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 Induction have 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…

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Safeguarding

22 March 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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‘Safeguarding’ continues to be a vital part of your school’s provision for its pupils and is an important test of you and your governing body’s leadership and management. It is also clearly a national and local priority for schools and is the target for increased scrutiny through Ofsted inspection regimes. Under the new 2015 handbook Ofsted will evaluate the effectiveness of a school’s provision using the Ofsted guidance ‘Inspecting safeguarding in maintained schools and academies’ and the key changes in…

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April 2018

Moving your School Forward

18 April 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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Continuously driving school improvement, in all its forms, is a significant pressure on today’s school leaders.  Finding the time and space to take an objective look at your current practice is equally tough and yet the expectations on leadership teams in schools remain high. This afternoon session will provide you with an opportunity to consider current research and best practice and offer you the scope to critically evaluate your own school’s needs in order to move your school towards greater…

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June 2018

Middle Leader Training Day 1

13 June 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Barns, Christ Church, Northcourt Rd
Abingdon , Oxfordshire OX14 1PL 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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