Welcome to the Governor Support Service

The Governor Support Service is an independent service offering governor training, advice, guidance and support to all Hillingdon Schools. With over 20 years’ combined experience working within local authorities in Governor Support roles, we are able to offer local and legislative advice, support and training to school governors and clerks.

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Our services

Advice & Guidance

We provide governing bodies and schools with information, support, and advice to proactively promote and achieve outstanding governance.
Schools can access our full range of services by purchasing a service level agreement with us for 2019/2020, or schools can access the training on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. Please contact us for further information

Keeping Children Safe in Education

For information.
The revised guidance will be published on 2 September 2019 and at that point KCSIE 2018 will be withdrawn.
Until then schools must continue to have regard to KCSIE 2018.

Hillingdon Governors' Autumn Term Meeting 2019

The autumn term meeting will be held on 17th October 2019 at the Civic Centre. Uxbridge, UB8 1UW. Starting at 6.30pm.

Chairs briefing,summer term 2019

Notes from the course are in the Chairs of Governors file. Log in to download a copy.

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Courses

Clerks briefing meeting

Each term we hold a briefing meeting for clerks,providing an opportunity to find out about the latest news and forthcoming matters in school governance. It is chance to ask questions,share good practice and network with other clerking colleagues.

Clerks briefing meeting

Each term we hold a briefing meeting for clerks,providing an opportunity to find out about the latest news and forthcoming matters in school governance. It is also a chance to ask questions,share good practice and network with other clerking colleagues.

New Ofsted Inspection Framework

The new inspection framework will have significant changes from the previous framework in areas of: Quality of education Behaviours and attitudes Personal development Leadership and management The course will cover: The role that governors and trustees play in the school`s performance”as part of the judgement on the effectiveness of leadership and management” How inspectors will […]

Intro to Governance Part 1 – Autumn 2019

This is the first session of a three-part induction programme for those who are new or fairly new to school governance, including all categories of governors, senior leaders, clerks and associate members. Session 1 will focus on the ‘Key Roles and Responsibilities’ of the governing board, and explore the expectations of the governors’ role.

Schools we work with often have vacancies for school governor volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, why not find out more?

Apply through GSS directly by completing the form below or click on the link below to volunteer through a charity we work with, Governors for Schools:

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