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Governor Development
Effective governance is key to the success of all education establishments, whether they are academies, free schools or local authority schools.
Governors have to hold their establishment to account, setting the strategic direction, vision and ethos and take responsibility for finance and staffing matters.

Our traded service offer includes:
  • attendance for up to 3 governors at fortnightly training sessions
  • attendance at the termly clerks' briefings
  • directors' briefings for governors and clerks
  • delegate places at the annual governor conference
  • delegate places at termly governing body development sessions, delivered by Leading Governance
  • a telephone advice service and newsletter
  • chair and governor forums
  • one place per school on the National Clerks' Development Programme and National Chairs' Development Programme
  • subscription for Gold Membership of the National Governors' Association with GOLDline advice service
  • subscription to Learning Link online training
  • Access to Inspiring Governance Recruitment & Support Service
  • discounted bespoke courses delivered by a national leader of governance

We can also assist in the appointment of Local Authority Governors to the governing bodies of academies and maintained schools.
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Privacy Policy Update
05 Oct
The Thurrock Services to Schools Privacy Policy has been updated. Next time you log in to your account you'll be asked to tick a box to say that you accept the terms of the policy. The updated policy can be also viewed here. If you have any questions please contact Servicestoschools@thurrock.gov.uk
FFT Aspire training for KS2 and KS4 teachers and data managers
05 Oct
FFT Aspire briefing sessions for KS2 and KS4 are being held on Tuesday 4th of December 2018 at the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance (TTSA). If you subscribe to the Performance, Quality and Business Intelligence (PQBI) service package you can send one delegate for free! The training sessions will be two hours each and will help delegates to learn how to analyse your attainment and progress data in FFT Aspire. FFT Aspire is an essential online resource for all primary and secondary schools and academies to support target-setting and self-evaluation. All schools which subscribe to the PQBI service package have been provided with an FFT Aspire account. For more information about the briefing sessions and to book a place go follow the links below: Analysing your attainment and progress data in FFT Aspire (KS2) Analysing your attainment and progress data in FFT Aspire (KS4) To find out who the FFT Aspire administrator is within your school please contact the PQBI team by emailing CEFDataCollection@thurrock.gov.uk.
PQBI - School Workforce Census ****WEBINAR**** - 10 October 2018
14 Sep
The School workforce census (SWF) is an annual statutory requirement which was introduced in 2010 by the Department for Education. It is a collection of data about each member of teaching and support staff working in local authorities, local authority-maintained schools and academies.
ADHD Support Group
13 Aug
Do you feel alone? That you are the only person going through this? This is a group for parents that are all going through similar situations; we can all support each other. If you just want to chat or someone to lean on, then this group is for you! Time: 10am – 12pm Dates 2018: 4th September, 18th September 2nd October, 16th October 13th November, 27th November 11th December Venue: Tilbury Children’s Centre, London Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8EY
Thurrock Education Awards 2018
24 Jul
For more information, please follow this website: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/education-awards/celebrating-excellence-in-education