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 2016/2017, or schools can access the training on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. Please contact us for further information

Resources

The support we provide aims to enable you to focus on your key roles and responsibilities – therefore assisting you to enable your school to deliver a good quality education.

Training

The Governor Support Service training and development programme is now published for the Autumn 2016 term.

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Courses

Intro to Governance Programme – Session 1 (Autumn 2016)

This is a three part induction programme for those who are new or fairly new to school governance.    Session 1 will focus on the ‘Key Roles and Responsibilities’ of the governing body, and explore the expectations of the governors’ role.   The session is led by Ron Fowler, GSS Manager.

To be or not to be an Academy – that is the question

Gloria Walker, from Henley Education Consultancy Ltd, has recently had very positive feedback following a new offer for school senior leadership teams and governing bodies. Called ‘To be or not to be an Academy – that is the question’, it is a presentation and interactive session. It sets out some of the current issues in […]

Intro to Governance Programme – Session 2 (Autumn 2016)

This is a three part induction programme for those who are new or fairly new to school governance.    Session 2, ‘Accountability’, will consider the governing body’s strategic responsibility for the educational performance of the school.     This session is led by Ron Fowler, GSS Manager.

Chairs’ Termly Briefing Meeting – Autumn 2016

This termly session aimed at chairs, vice chairs and aspiring chairs, is an informal chance to catch up with chairing colleagues and discuss topical matters and share good practice.  

Let us know why you are interested in becoming a School Governor and we will contact you with more information.

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If your school is interested in the services provided by GSS, please contact us using the form below.

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