Integra Schools, Governor Services provide a comprehensive professional service to all education settings, allowing them to benefit from effective and efficient governing boards who work strategically and positively contribute to the effectiveness of leadership.
There are two sections to the website, the first tab is publically available. The public part of the website contains information and guidance that the Local Authority is required to provide in order to meet its statutory responsibilities.
The remaining tabs: 'Core Governance'; 'Knowing Your School' and 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation' are available to those governing boards who subscribe to Integra Schools, Governor Services.
If you are interested in becoming a school governor you can find more information about the role here. You can fill in a new governor application form here.
The menu on the left provides information about our services and how you can access our support.
We have updated our guide to include a process to carry out the election during a virtual meeting. You can find the updated document under the Core Governance, then Chair of Governors tabs.
We have updated our exclusions guide for governors. It can be found by clicking on the 'Policies Guidance and Legislation' Tab, then Guidance.
Our Summer Term Newsletter is now available under the 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation' Tab then the 'News' Tab. Key items include: Ofsted update and Getting your House in Order' to help you prepare for the next academic year.
We have updated our example committee chair role description guidance document. It is available under the 'Core Governance' Tab then 'Chair of Governors' Tab.
Our Training Programme for terms 5 and 6 is now available, along with the calendar for each term to help you to plan your Governing Board's training.
To access the programme please click on the 'Public' Tab then 'Training Programme' Tab.
The DfE have updated their guidance on 'what schools should publish online' we have updated our guidance document in line with this. You can find the document under the 'core governance' tab then the 'Clerks' tab.
This document is now available, pleasce click on the knowing your school tab, then performance management.
Moving forward into the autumn term and beyond it is our training that has required the greatest rethink. We have built a strong reputation for providing high quality governor and clerks training which is based on the expertise of our facilitators. As face to face training is not currently possible, we will be delivering as many courses as we can remotely using Microsoft Teams.
Due to the evolving situation we will be releasing our programme of training dates for the 2020-21 academic year on a termly basis. The programme for term 1 can be found under the 'Public Content' Tab then the 'Training Programme' Tab.
Our training programme, content and style will evolve but we remain committed to providing you with relevant, practical and compliant support that enables you to deliver effective governance and improve outcomes for all of the children and young people in South Gloucestershire.
This guidance document has been updated by Education, Learning and Skills and can be found by clicking on the 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation' Tab, followed by the 'Guidance' Tab. It includes information on the Governor's role in exclusions.
Our Clerks' Support Pack is an invaluable document for all Clerks, it has now been updated with new links ready for the start of the 2020-21 academic year. It can be found by clicking on the 'Core Governance' Tab, then 'Clerks'.
We are pleased to publish our Handbook to support you with the induction of new Governors in your schools. It contains a wealth of useful information and can be found by clicking on the 'Policies Guidance & Legislation' Tab, then 'Guidance'.
The local authority recognises the responsibility it has for dealing with public funds. Schools must ensure proper accountability. This new template policy also includes a conter fraud response plan. The document can be found under the 'Policies Guidance and Legislation' Tab, then click on the 'Policies' Tab.
If you are interested in any of the "secure" items in our 'What's New' listing, please contact us to find out
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