Course code Price Keystage(s) Presented by
GOV204
  • £85 (LCC Fee)
  • £85 (Ext Fee)
Post16
  • David Pearson (Adviser )
Suitable for: Governors Only

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, aimed at Secondary School Governors, provides an introduction to the school curriculum and the Governing Board’s responsibilities.

• To develop an understanding of the forces which shape the secondary curriculum both within and beyond the individual school
• To understand the ways in which the secondary curriculum is implemented and delivered by schools
• To build an awareness of the responsibilities of governors with respect to the curriculum
• To consider ways in which the secondary curriculum within a school may be evaluated and reviewed.

The 2019 inspection framework places great emphasis upon the curriculum in evaluating 'The Quality of Education' in a school. In turn, this judgement is a highly significant determinant of the judgement for 'Overall Effectiveness'. Schools have been adjusting to this significant shift of emphasis. Governors have a key role to play in strategic leadership and holding leaders to account for the quality of education.

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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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