Guidance

Guidance documents and information

Key guidance and documentation links for governors to download essential guides, handbooks, codes of practice, etc.

Consultation Paper on the School Calendar for 2017/18

Paper outlining the options for consultation proposed by the local authority and details of a consultation event to be held on 15 March 2016.

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Local Authority

Added: Thursday 25th February 2016


HR Capita Booking Form - Staff and Governor Training

Booking form to complete and return to HR Capita

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Local Authority

Added: Tuesday 7th June 2016


SCC: Useful Information for Governors

The Governor Support Team of the City Council provides a range of advice and support tools via the City Council's website

These cover such matters as:

  • Recruitment Support - appointment of LA Governors and Recruitment Support, Parent Governor Elections, Staff Governor Elections and Welcoming New Members
  • Governing Body Development - agenda planning, asking the right questions, Code of Conduct, Committees and Delegated Powers, Creative Governance, Head Teacher's Report, Self-Evaluation, Skills Audit and Target Setting
  • Policies and Procedures - provides examples of model policies (e.g. complaints, bullying, charging, etc.) and links to further guidance
  • Models of Governance - provides background for consideration of alternative models including Academy, Trust and Federated status

External Download

Local Authority

Added: Thursday 6th August 2015

Updated: Friday 14th August 2015


SCC: School Governance Information Update - Summer 2015

The Update contains important information relating to:

• Statutory guidance on the publication of governor details on the school website from September 2015, including the Register of Interests
• Governor Code of Conduct – LA model code updated to include the new website guidance
• Clarification on the role of Associate Members and their term of appointment
• Changes to the regulations regarding individual governors term of office
• Inclusion of Associate Members in Staffing Matter Committees

If you have any queries please contact Andrew Bingham on 0114 250 6868 or email [email protected]

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Local Authority

Added: Monday 24th August 2015


SCC Model Code of Conduct for School Governors - Sep 2015

The latest version of the Model Code of Conduct that Governing Bodies are asked to adopt and ask their individual governors to sign up to.

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Local Authority

Added: Tuesday 15th September 2015

Updated: Tuesday 15th September 2015


SCC Governor Support Service - Governor Training Programme [Autumn 2015]

Published Programme for the Autumn Term of training courses offered directly by the City Council for governors either by individual attendance or on site as whole governing body sessions.  Learners First are now providing some key elements of the programme and a separate detailed programme can be downloaded from here.

 

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Local Authority

Added: Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Updated: Tuesday 22nd September 2015


Learners First - Training Programme [Autumn 2015]

Details of the Governor Training Programme now being provided via Learners First.  The full governor training programme offered by the City Council is available for download from here.

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Local Authority

Added: Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Updated: Tuesday 22nd September 2015


Learn Sheffield - Governors Briefing Note [Sep 2015]

Briefing note for governing bodies on what to do next re their involvement in Learn Sheffield

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Local Authority

Added: Monday 14th September 2015

Updated: Tuesday 15th September 2015


SEND Funding Models - Governor Briefing [3 Oct 2015]

Presentation made by Alasdaire Duerden, Sheffield City Council to the Governors Briefing and Conference on Saturday 3 October 2015

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Local Authority

Added: Monday 5th October 2015


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