Chairs of Governors - training and events

New Chairs of Governors: Leading in a Church School

For new and recently appointed chairs and those who wish to update their knowledge. This course, written by an experienced Chair of Governors, will give you all the skills and information you need to get started and be effective immediately. The course will include looking at the key roles and responsibilities of a governing body with specific reference to the chair’s role.  There will be advice and guidance on issues Chairs of Governors find themselves faced with.

Cost: Free

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SIAMS for Schools

SIAMS is the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. This is also known as a Section 48 inspection. This webinar is for headteachers, RE leaders, Collective Worship leads, governors and those who lead on the Christian character of a church school or trust. In this session we will explore the new 2023 SIAMS Framework.

We will cover what the new Framework looks like: the Inspection Structure; the importance of Christian vision; the six Inspection Questions; the judgments; self-evaluations; and the keeping of evidence.

Cost: £25

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Heads and Chairs June briefing

We invite the Headteachers, Senior Leaders and Chairs of Governors of all our Church schools to attend a briefing led by members of our Senior Leadership Team and School Advisers from Bath and Wells Education Department online. 

These events are an opportunity to hear updates from us about what we are working on alongside our local authority colleagues and any changes on a national level. 

Cost: Free

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For further information please contact Felicity Cobley, email:

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