Pupil success and wellbeing

Pupil success and wellbeing

These modules focus on the core purpose of your schools or trust – the quality of education it should be providing to pupils.

 

Minimising exclusions
Minimising exclusions +

This module will help you to:

  • Examining an example of an exclusions case as a governor on the panel
  • Assessing your own initial responses to poor pupil behavior
  • Thinking about how your school’s behaviour policy is implemented and monitored by governors, how your school supports vulnerable young people and the latest thinking, impact and trends in relation to permanent exclusions from the latest Timpson review

Study time: Approximately 15 mins

Your organisation: understanding school structures and what children should learn
Your organisation: understanding school structures and what children should learn +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the core purpose of your organisation
  • Understand the curriculum your school should provide and your role in relation to this
  • Develop your knowledge of Pupil Premium
  • Understand your board responsibilities in relation to SEND education  
  • Develop your knowledge on effective behaviour management and legislation
  • Understand the role of Ofsted
  • Be able to contribute to board decisions and judgements

Study time: Approximately 2 hrs

Progress and attainment: using your data to improve educational outcomes
Progress and attainment: using your data to improve educational outcomes +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand your governing role in pupil performance and how to address improvements
  • Understand how to hold school leaders to account
  • Understand how pupils should be monitored
  • Use benchmarking to understand how well your school is supporting its pupils
  • Understand how to strategically address lack of performance

Study time: Approximately 2 hrs

Arts and Cultural Education: Improving your school and its curriculum
Arts and Cultural Education: Improving your school and its curriculum +

This module will help you to:

  • understand how arts and cultural education can be used for school improvement.

Study time: Approximately 45 mins

Early Years education
Early Years education +

This module will help you to:

  • Develop your knowledge in this area
  • Help members of governing boards fulfil their statutory duties in relation to schools early years education
  • Create a clear picture of early years provisions and it’s development

Study time: Approximately 1 hr

Exclusions
Exclusions +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the process and procedures of exclusions
  • Underpin the legal responsibilities
  • Understand exclusions as a sanction and it’s place in schools behaviours and SEN policies
  • Understand the process within the legal framework
  • Understand the implications for all involved

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

Looked after children
Looked after children +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand who is a looked after child
  • Understand your boards roles and responsibilities with regard to looked after children
  • Assess how effectively your governing board carries out its responsibilities

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

Monitoring performance data and targets
Monitoring performance data and targets +

This module will help you to:

  • Understand how your governing board can use your schools performance data
  • Understand the target setting requirements for your school
  • Know how to monitor your schools performance against targets

Study time: Approximately 50 mins

Pupil Premium
Pupil Premium +

This module will help you to:

  • Help governors and trustees fulfil their strategic role in the effective management of Pupil Premium
  • Understand the aims of the Pupil Premium initiative
  • Have an understanding of the importance of your strategic role in facilitating schools attempts to raise attainment
  • Understand the importance of gathering and analysing quality data on the schools performance in raising attainment

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

The role of the SEND governor
The role of the SEND governor +

This module will help you to:

  • Carry out SEND duties effectively
  • Support your school in achieving high expectations and good outcomes for pupils 

Study time: Approximately 55 mins

Panel work: an introduction
Panel work: an introduction +

This module is designed to help those involved in panel work, whether as a maintained school governor, trustee, academy committee member or clerk or other governance professional.

By the end of this module, you will have an awareness of the following areas that are relevant for all review panels:

  • How to work within the relevant law, regulation and policy
  • The role and responsibilities of all those involved in a review panel
  • The panel review process

Study time: Approximately 25 mins

How to: run an effective exclusion panel
How to: run an effective exclusion panel +

By the end of this module, you will have a clear picture of what an effective review panel meeting looks like and:

  • Be aware of the regulatory framework
  • Know the process and timeline for panels
  • Understand what is expected of all those involved
  • Appreciate how to prepare for a review panel
  • Understand the basis for a decision
  • Know what steps need to be taken after the meeting

Study time: Approximately 45 mins

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