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School Governor Training 2018/19

Dear Schools,


You may have noticed that City of Wolverhampton School Governor Services have a new SLA out this year: the Evolving Governance SLA. Due to the end of our three-year funding, we are now having to put a minimal charge to our Governance Support. If you are interested in continuing to attend our Governor Training Programme for the next academic year, you will need to sign up as a school to our Evolving Governance Package. This package includes:

·       Access to our Governor Training Package for three Governors per board per session (and a reduced rate for extra places at sessions)
·       Access to our termly Governor’s Forum, with key Local Authority updates and bite-sized training sessions
·       A two-hour Governance Audit resulting in a bespoke Action Plan for your Board with achievable short- medium- and long term aims
·       Telephone Support on all Governance Issues
·       Support for all your Governor Recruitment and Retention, including advertising your vacancies and providing new Governors with an Induction pack
·       Access to our Buddy System for any Governors who would like a mentor or simply a contact on another board for advice, information exchanges and link-role support
·       Full access to bespoke online portal for all dataset management, document storage and communications from the Local Authority


Additionally, if you purchase this package you get a significant discount on our Clerking Service, as well as the below services that we also offer:


·       12-month account for all board members to access NGA “Learning Link” - Governor E-Learning
·       A 3-day External Review of Governance led by a National Leader of Governance (NLG)
·       A tailor-made Governing Board session to analyse your individual school’s specific performance data and progress measures in order to enable you to better hold leaders to account
·       A bespoke Training session on a subject of your choosing held at your school
·       A session of training delivered at your school from the current training programme
·       A Governance expert to attend your FGB to observe and feed-back advice and resources to Head Teacher and Chair
·       1:1 Support meeting with one of our Governance team

If you'd like to discuss this further, please feel free to contact us on 01902 554137 or email


13 Mar 2018

Tara Roseblade
School Governance Support Services
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