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.
The Headteacher Performance Management Guidance booklet is now available under the 'Knowing your School' tab then 'Performance Management'.
Our autumn newsletter is now available! Click on 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation' then News to view. Items include - Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 updates, our Termly Governing Board Checklist, The Academies Handbook 2021, The new Early Career Framework for newly qualified teachers and much more.
The model code of conduct for governors for this academic year is now available. This year it includes a clear reference to the 7 Nolan Principles of Public Life. It can be found under the 'Core Governance' tab, then 'Clerks'
South Gloucestershire LA Model Child Protection Policy is now available. Please click on the 'Policies Guidance and Legislation' Tab then 'Policies' to view the document.
The updated local authority guidance for recruiting a Headteacher can be found under the 'knowing your school' tab then the 'staff recruitment' tab.
The Local Authority's School Improvement Policy for academic year 2021-2022 is now available on our website, updated 2.9.21. Go to the 'Policies Guidance and Legislation' Tab then 'Policies'.
We will continue to publish our training prgramme on a termly basis for the next academic year. The programme and calendar for terms 1 and 2 are now available under the 'Public Content' tab, then the 'Training Programme' tab. There are a number of new courses available so please take some time to look through the programme.
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.
We have updated our example committee chair role description guidance document. It is available under the 'Core Governance' Tab then 'Chair of Governors' Tab.
This document is now available, pleasce click on the knowing your school tab, then performance management.
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
how to subscribe to our services.