Course code Price Keystage(s) Presented by
GOV101
  • £165 (LCC Fee)
  • £165 (Ext Fee)
Foundation; KS1; KS2; KS3; KS4; Post16
  • Jeanette Whitham (HR Business Manager)
Suitable for: All governors interested or involved in the performance management of the headteacher, and those on the pay committee.

Course Objectives

Schools which have bought into the Service Level Agreement will receive this course for free as part of their package but will be charged £25 for non-attendance. Schools which have not bought in to the SLA will be charged the full course fee.

This course, is intended to help Governors involved in headteacher appraisal and pay decisions to understand how to carry out their responsibilities.

It will cover:
• The respective roles and responsibilities of the Governing Body and headteacher.
• Appraisal in the wider school context.
• Arrangements for reviewing the headteacher's performance and setting objectives.
• Pay structures, decisions and sources of advice and support.

This course is for Governors only, unless stated. Schools that have bought into the Service Level Agreement will receive these courses for free as part of their package but will be charged £25 for non-attendance. Schools that have not bought into the SLA will be charged the full course fees as indicated.


If you have applied online and ticked to have your course acceptance sent via email, the email will be sent 4 weeks before the course, as well as a letter being sent to the your Schools' Portal. It is important that you inform LPDS if you are unable to attend a course to avoid the charge for non-attendance.

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Contact us

Lancashire Professional Development Service
The Centre for Learning Excellence
Woodlands Conference Centre
Southport Road
Chorley
PR7 1QR

Tel: 01257 516100
Email: lpds@lancashire.gov.uk