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03/02/23

Retweeted From SFET Teaching School Hub

Don't forget to sign up to as your Appropriate Body & ECF provider. Fantastic secondary regional delivery partners working with so many schools across Hampshire & Surrey. Thank you Robert Mays https://t.co/V6FLnYlQCk https://t.co/eGpwH1nOGN

03/02/23

Another brilliant netball result to share. Year 10 played Christ's yesterday, and after a very tight & competitive game came away with a 21-13 win. The team dug deep, played brilliantly, and showed great team spirit. 🤩 https://t.co/J90FphGIEL

03/02/23

What a busy day Year 3 have had. Our Egyptian creative day has seen us making fimo shabti’s, hieroglyph carvings and clay cartouche’s https://t.co/zT1eLQD2wO

03/02/23

I was very fortunate to meet great teachers at different points in my (state) education, and I am certain that without them I would not have had the life experiences and opportunities that I’ve been given....Read more....https://t.co/MCbaB5EoSw https://t.co/h02WKleWXH

03/02/23

What a week some of our Y8s have had ! With two days spent on campus, students explored the uni, got a taster of student life and tried new subjects and societies. The week ended with a graduation ceremony in school – well done everyone! 🎓👏 Thanks https://t.co/Ephlu3CLsV

03/02/23

Fluency Friday saw us finding our number bond friends and playing games (I mean working very hard) with our dominos. Maybe we could teach you these at home. https://t.co/j7sPQ3mDsD

03/02/23

Retweeted From SSF SCITT

Train to Teach Today! Join us this afternoon Thursday 26th January 2023 from 13.00-16.30 to find out all you need to know about routes into primary/secondary teaching. Train locally? South Farnham SCITT is for you! Visit our website https://t.co/vrGaUNIcfZ today! https://t.co/Pc1B6jjuu4

03/02/23

The Y11 Prom Committee are holding a Valentine's Cake Sale on Thursday 9th February to help raise funds for their prom. Cake donations (home made or shop bought but must be nut free) can be dropped off to Mrs Tipping's office on Thursday morning. https://t.co/KX8vpReVSq

02/02/23

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Are you looking to apply for teacher training starting in September 2023? Not sure where to start or have questions? Join us for a virtual information event. Please visit our website to book a place. https://t.co/1Av81QtWhD

02/02/23

Another 🏆! Big day for 👏🏻 https://t.co/INUbBwugec

02/02/23

👋🏻 🙌🏻 https://t.co/DlILAWwAvv

02/02/23

🏆 well done boys! 👏🏻 🏀 https://t.co/rnFy7LCOgO

02/02/23

Our caretaker has created the most brilliant bins for the children to put their fruit and vegetable peelings directly into on the playground. Here is one of our purple planeteers with Pip the puppet, showing you what they look like. https://t.co/cUudNHZ1Vx

02/02/23

This week's Y7-11 assemblies have been delivered by Mr Clouston about the students' classroom experience and how the changes we've made since September have had a positive effect on their learning. https://t.co/nh6wrOD8Ng

02/02/23

We still need a few more exam invigilators to join our team. The work is causal, with morning and afternoon sessions you can fit the work around existing commitments. Please see the website for a full job description & how to apply. https://t.co/CCDmQqPOiq https://t.co/5dEo1bRYQz

01/02/23

Calling everyone interesting in training to teach! offers a unique paid Internship Programme for anyone interested in finding out more about a career in teaching. See the flyer below for more details. https://t.co/1DOtMXUTLT

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Trust Governance

We believe that the best people to govern our schools are their own governing bodies - people who are local to them, know them well, care about the students and have the appropriate professional skills.

 

The board of trustees oversees several committees to conduct its work in depth, inviting additional professionals to these committees to assist.

Local Governing Bodies (LGBs)

The board of trustees believes in the importance of establishing a Local Governing Body (LGB) to oversee each school within the trust, in pursuit of the trust's vision and values, learning from best practice and taking into account the local community context.

Their core purpose is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school
  • Hold school leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the effective and efficient performance management of staff
  • Oversee the school’s financial performance of the organisation and make sure its money is well spent

The trust's scheme of delegation describes their delegated powers, with further detail in their terms of reference.

  • LGBs are to reflect the view of their stakeholders and therefore include representation from parents, staff and the community
  • LGB members are recruited for a 3-4 year term, on a skillset basis
  • Minutes and supporting papers are made available to the trustees and executive team
  • Membership of LGBs is published on our school websites

LGBs will find that many of their more ‘bureaucratic’ duties (e.g. policy writing) will be carried out by the Trust, freeing up more of their time to focus on learning and teaching.

Governance Leaders Group (GLG)

All Chairs of Governors and Chairs of Committees of the Board meet every term to improve the effectiveness of governance, through:

  • Two-way communication between the board of trustees and the Local Governing Bodies (“communication”)
  • Consultative strategic conversation (“strategic consultation”)
  • Self-evaluation and training (“reflection”)

As set out in their terms of reference, the Governance Leaders Group will be responsible for implementing standards in governance effectiveness, guided by the DfE Governance Handbook.

This will involve (but is not limited to):

  • Strategic Leadership: clarifying the trust's vision, ethos and strategy
  • Accountability: for educational standards and financial performance
  • People: e.g. ensuring that skills audits are undertaken on a regular basis, that the governor training programme is tailored to their needs and that succession planning is in place
  • Structures: ensuring that roles and responsibilities are appropriate and effective
  • Compliance: understanding statutory and contractual requirements
  • Evaluation: e.g. of external reviews of governance, schools causing concern and Ofsted outcomes