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.
The menu on the left provides information about our services and how you can access our support.
South Gloucestershire Council have updated their Whistle-Blowing Policy. This new version includes all teachers and staff in maintained schools. It can be found under 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation' then 'Policies'
The document has been developed to help establish and formally document the agreed framework for the work of individual Governing Boards. It can be found under the 'Core Governance', then 'Work of the Governing Body'.
This new document answers some of the questions that we are posed on a regular basis. It is also a very useful tool for Clerks to have quick access to enable them to support their governing board. It can be found under the 'Core Governance', then 'Governors'.
This document has been developed with Headteachers and LA Advisors to ensure consistency in attendance policy across the LA. It can be found under the 'policies, guidance & legislation' tab, then 'guidance'
We have developed a link governor pack to support you in developing the role of link governors in your school. Please note the list of possible link governors in this pack is not exhaustive or essential. You can find the pack under 'policies guidance & legislation', 'guidance'.
This document has been changed in line with an update to the national guidance. It can be found under 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation' then 'Guidance'
The Sample South Gloucestershire Council Child Protection Policy 2018 is now available on our website under 'Policies, Guidance and Legislation', then 'Policies'.
To support collaborative working amongst boards an example terms of reference for forming joint governing board committees has been produced. The document is available under 'Core Governance', then 'Work of the Governing Body'.
We have produced a document to assist governing boards with recruiting a new Clerk. The document is available under 'Core Governance', then 'Clerks'.
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