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8 June 2016

Local Authority Position on Holiday Penalty Notices

The DFE have advised that they will be reviewing the legislation around irregular attendance and Holiday Penalty Notices in light of the recent High Court outcome.

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6 June 2016

Permanent Chief Executive for Learn Sheffield Appointed

The Learn Sheffield Board has announced the appointment of Stephen Betts as the new permanent Chief Executive following recent interviews.

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19 January 2016

'Governing Matters' January/February 2016

Main contents of the latest issue from the NGA

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19 January 2016

E-ACT Academy Chain to Scrap Governing Bodies

E-ACT is scrapping the current form of governing bodies for its schools in England and replacing them with "academy ambassadorial advisory bodies".

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12 December 2015

Academies Can Fail As Well

Listing of Pre-warning notice or warning notice letters to academy trusts about poor performance in academies sent by the Department for Education.

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9 November 2015

'Governing Matters' November/December 2015

Main contents of the latest issue from the NGA

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6 November 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 6 November 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter. The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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23 October 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 23 October 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter. The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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16 October 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 16 October 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter. The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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12 October 2015

NGA Termly Bulletin now available to download

The focus of this bulletin is improving good practice in school governance in England and is available to all governors whether or not they members of the NGA.

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9 October 2015

City Council Consultation on School Places in NE & SW

The City Council have released details of the proposals they are consulting on for their vision for primary and secondary school places in the northeast and southwest areas of the city.

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9 October 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 9 October 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter. The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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5 October 2015

Governors' Briefing & Conference Oct 2015 - Papers Available

The presentations from the sessions on Learn Sheffield and The Future of SEND can now be downloaded.

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4 October 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 2 October 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter. The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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25 September 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 25 September 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter. The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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22 September 2015

Governor Training Programme Autumn 2015 Announced

Sheffield City Council’s Governor Support Service has announced the launch of a new partnership with Learners First to deliver an even better governor training service to schools across the city.

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18 September 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 18 September 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter.  The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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15 September 2015

New guidance will help schools combine their strengths and improve education

A guide, 'Forming or Joining a Group of Schools: staying in control of your school’s destiny'.  has been launched in the House of Commons for schools which want to join forces to share expertise, improve both the curricula and extra-curricula offer to pupils and further raise standards.

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11 September 2015

'Governing Matters' September/October 2015

Main contents of the latest issue from the NGA

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11 September 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 11 September 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter.  The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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28 August 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 28 August 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter.  The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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24 August 2015

School Governance Information Update - Summer 2015

All Headteachers and Chairs of Governors should have received by e-mail the 'School Governance Information Update - Summer 2015' from Governor Support Services.

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21 August 2015

Chairs of Governors’ Leadership Development Programme

The local authority is providing the Chairs of Governors’ Leadership Development Programme in partnership with Doncaster LA and Edge Hill University.

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15 August 2015

David Cameron: I want every school to become an academy

The Prime Minister would like to see every school become an academy although they will not be forced to do so against their will.

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10 August 2015

New Sheffield School Governor Website Launched

SASGB have now launched their new website for all Sheffield school governors.  The website replaces both the pages SASGB had on the City Council website and the termly printed newsletter, 'SASGB Update'.

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22 July 2015

The Sheffield Governor Summer 2015 now available

'The Sheffield Governor' summer edition is now available, but only electronically this time.

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22 July 2015

City Council Cabinet approves the formation of a new schools company - Learn Sheffield

The City Council Cabinet has "approved (with great and tangible enthusiasm) the establishment of Learn Sheffield today."  Individual school governing bodies will be asked to consider their school becoming members of the company at their autumn term meetings.

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19 July 2015


18 July 2015

'Governing Matters' July/August 2015

Main contents of the latest issue from the NGA

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17 July 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 17 Jul 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter.  The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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13 July 2015

Ofsted Early Years Report 2015

Ofsted’s second annual Early Years Report was published on 13 July 2015.

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10 July 2015

NGA Newsletter Headlines - 10 Jul 2015

The headlines in this week's NGA e-newsletter.  The full story can be viewed by NGA members only at NGA Newsletter

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27 June 2015

Nicky Morgan addresses NGA summer conference

The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP addressed school governors, trustees and clerks at a packed conference in Manchester.

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11 June 2015

New Foundation for world-class school leadership in Education announced

The National Governors’ Association and two other associations, together representing headteachers, school and college leaders, and governors, have drawn up proposals to create a new organisation called the Foundation for Leadership in Education.

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