Information for Governors is listed below:-

The latest Governor Guidance Handbook is available along with a copy of ‘Christ at the Centre’ – a summary of why the Church provides Roman Catholic Schools.

Foundation Governor Handbook – 2009 version

Christ at the Centre V2 2013

Resources for Governors of our Schools which we trust will be of benefit and assist in your role:

Self evaluation – Model documents produced by the Catholic Education Service (CES) and adapted for use in our diocesan schools:-

Diocesan adapted CES MODEL SEF 2016

Diocesan adapted CES Model Sef Core Values Book 2 2016

The booklets below will assist governors in monitoring the Catholic Life, Collective Worship and Religious Education:-

Diocesan Annual Governor Monitor 21.10

Governor Monitor – Questions Booklet 10.16PS

Governors Code of Conduct policy document for use in diocesan schools:-

Diocesan.NGAModel-code-of-conduct-2016

Governor Skills Audit

CES Model Governing Body Skills Audit

Department for Education information to assist governance

These are accessed by clicking on the links below:-

DfE – Handbook for Governors –Governance_handbook_November_2015

OFSTED Inspection handbook – Ofsted _inspection_handbook-section_5

Statutory Polices – DfE statutory_schools_policies_Sept_14_

 CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE (CES)

CES Governors statement for Academy & Maintained schools

www.catholiceducation.org.uk/guidance-for-schools/governance/item/1003582-governance-statements

Memorandum of Understanding between DfE and Church

Memorandum_of_understanding_between_the_Catholic_Church_and_DfE

Diocesan Resources for Religious Education

These will be found under the ‘Resource’ Section of the this website (see tabs on home page)

  • Primary Schools – ‘Come and See’
  • Recommended Resources for Religious Education
  • Denominational (S48) Inspection Handbook for Schools
  • Denominational (S48) Self- evaluation (DSED)