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Governor Support and Training
Providing advice and practical support to governors, headteachers and clerks to governing boards
The Governor Services Team provides advice and practical support to governors, headteachers and clerks to governing boards of maintained schools and academies in Lambeth as well as to parents and others seeking information about school governance.
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Lambeth Schools Partnership Working Together Report - Spring 2019
29 Jan
"Lambeth Schools Partnership Working Together" is the Director, Education, Learning and Skills' termly report to LSP school governors and headteachers, which is published three times a year, at the beginning of terms 1, 3 and 5. Its main purpose is to provide a clear and concise briefing for governors and headteachers on national and local issues and their duties and responsibilities. Included are important recommendations for governing boards to consider this term regarding secure email addresses; school complaints policies and procedures; statutory information to be published online; appointment checks for governors; governor vacancies, DfE consultation on funding the increase in employer contributions for 2019/20 for the Teachers’ Pension Scheme; traded services on offer from the Local Authority and its partners; safeguarding, Ofsted; Special Educational Needs and Disabilities; PSHE; school admissions policies and primary assessment moderation. The recommendations are summarized on page 7.
London Governors Newsletter - Spring 2019
07 Jan
Spring 2019 edition of the London Governors ' Newsletter now available. This termly newsletter for school governors is commissioned by London Coordinators of Governor Services (LCOGS) to provide governors with a concise summary of all the latest national developments relevant to schools and school governance. This edition includes: Assessment Information Resources Ofsted Updates Academy Updates Teacher Workload and Recruitment News in brief
Spring 2019 Model Governing Board Agenda
07 Jan
This is our model agenda for governing board meetings to be held during Spring Terms 3 and/or 4 2018/19. The model agenda is designed to support the work of the governing board, but is intended only as a guide - please adapt the agenda to suit your own needs and priorities. Please remember that some items should appear on the agenda of every meeting – standard items - or are items that the governing board must consider during the autumn. Advice on each agenda item is in italics.