Keeping Governors and Clerks up-to date with newsletters and related topics
'The Governor' Newsletter
Our termly newsletter will support West Berkshire Governors to undertake their role, highlight key deadlines or activities, and signpost further information in case you want to know more.
Primary school sports funding September 2013
From September 2013, the government is providing additional funding for primary schools to improve provision of PE and sport. The funding will be ring-fenced and schools will have to account for their use of the money. Click here to read more about the funding and what the DfE expects primary schools to do with it. Also from September 2013, Ofsted inspectors will examine the use of the funding.
Standards for Schools' Premises
**NEW** The Department for Education (DfE) has issued advice and information on the new standards for school premises. The advice document has been drastically reduced to a very slim sixteen pages. Click here to view and download the information
The DfE has made the new Governors' Handbook available on its website. Click here to view/download the handbook. The handbook replaces the Governors' Guide to the Law.
Department for Education Guidance on teachers' pay
The DfE has published on its website the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document 2013. Click here to view/download all the information available.