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Schools Training/Events Calendar

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Please note that due to the current situation, most face to face training courses for School and Early Years colleagues are now cancelled/postponed. A number of sessions are now being offered online however, so please check the specific details below.

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For the second series of summer round table discussions, click here.

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July 2020
  • Date 15 July 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:00
    Summary This cyber security online event, hosted by SEGfL and South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU), is aimed at anyone working with children and young people, to provide them with background knowledge in how young people get into cyber crime, the opportunities available to support and how to...
September 2020
  • Date 07 September 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 09 September 2020
    Time 10:00 - 13:00
    Summary BWSCP Leaders' Forum.
  • Date 16 September 2020
    Time 08:45 - 11:45
    Summary To understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person. To review the Legislative Requirements related to safeguarding children.
  • Date 16 September 2020
    Time 12:30 - 15:30
    Summary To understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Person. To review the Legislative Requirements related to safeguarding children.
  • Date 24 September 2020
    Time 00:00 - 00:00
    Summary All clerks are recommended to attend to ensure they keep up to date with local issues, legislative and statutory requirements, to share good practice and to develop the skills and knowledge to best support their boards. The sessions include relevant discussion topics plus training to aid...
  • Date 30 September 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:30
    Summary To consider the process of reviewing the Head's performance. To enable governors and trustees to carry out an effective planning and review meeting. Understand roles and responsibilities of the Headteacher, Governor Reviewers and the External Adviser. How to prepare for and conduct the planning and...
October 2020
  • Date 07 October 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To explore the 2019 Inspection framework and consider the implications in relation to their school context. CONTENT - Overview of the new framework. Understanding the supporting research evidence base. Focus on implications for governance. Suggested areas for school-based reflection.
  • Date 13 October 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:30
    Summary To outline the purpose, role and responsibilities of governance, and to increase confidence to fulfill an effective role within the governing body. Content - The strategic role of governors/ trustees. The role of the Critical Friend. Governing bodies and accountability. Two evening sessions...
  • Date 14 October 2020
    Time 09:00 - 15:00
    Summary Recognise how to identify signs of abuse and when it is appropriate to make a referral. Have a working knowledge Wokingham Safeguarding Children Board (WSCB) Levels of Need and Intervention Thresholds Document.
  • Date 15 October 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To outline the roles and responsibilities of the Chair of Governors, and equip any governor or trustee with the tools to take on the role confidently and effectively. Introduction to the role of the Chair. How to work effectively with the Headteacher. How to work with a team of governors. Leading...
  • Date 19 October 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.
  • Date 21 October 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary These are termly briefings at which all governing bodies are invited to be represented by their Chair or by another governor or trustee. The briefings are led by the Head of Learning, Achievement and Partnership with WBC officers, as appropriate. There will be time allowed for questions and...
November 2020
  • Date 12 November 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To provide an overview of school funding and finance procedures. To explain the process for monitoring school budgets To understand the strategic role to effectively allocate resources to meet the objectives of the school, whilst ensuring value for money. CONTENT - An overview of the school budget...
  • Date 17 November 2020
    Time 19:00 - 20:30
    Summary These are informal meetings to which the Development Governor from each school is invited, although others are welcome to attend. The purpose of the meetings is an exchange of information between Governor Services and governors on CPD, training and development and to share good practice.
  • Date 19 November 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary To provide an overview of education employment law and the roles and responsibilities of governor and trustees. CONTENT - The governing body's roles and responsibilities in personnel matters, in particular appointments and dismissal of staff. The relationship between the Headteacher and the...
  • Date 20 November 2020
    Time 09:30 - 15:00
    Summary To outline the purpose, role and responsibilities of governance, and to increase confidence to fulfill an effective role within the governing body. Content - The strategic role of governors/ trustees. The role of the Critical Friend. Governing bodies and accountability.
  • Date 24 November 2020
    Time 18:30 - 20:30
    Summary To understand school ISDR; Inspection Data Summary Report. To explore how information in ISDR can be used to support and challenge school leaders. Content - What does ISDR tell us about school performance? How can this help to inform our role to support and challenge school standards?
  • Date 24 November 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary The Access and Inclusion Forum is an opportunity for governors and trustees with an interest or responsibility for Special Educational Needs and Disability to meet twice a year. Each meeting has a focus and there is an opportunity to meet other Access and Inclusion governors and trustees to share...
  • Date 25 November 2020
    Time 19:00 - 21:00
    Summary The Health & Safety Forum is an opportunity for governors or trustees with an interest or responsibility for Health & Safety to meet twice a year. Each meeting has a focus and governors will also be given the opportunity to meet others and to share ideas and good practice.
December 2020
  • Date 14 December 2020
    Time 13:30 - 16:30
    Summary Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership - Wokingham Independent Scrutiny group.