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This 1 day course from LGSS is to raise delegate’s awareness of neglect and equip them with information from Research in Practice to help them understand the signs and symptoms of neglect and its impact on children.

 They will have the opportunity to explore the devastating and long lasting effects that can arise from a neglectfulchildhood to enable delegates to achieve the following learning outcomes:

 

      • Understand the concept of significant harm as identified in Working Together 2015

      • Identify the signs and symptoms of neglect

      • Explore the 'Start again approach' to neglect cases

      • Understand how to use the Graded Care Profile  to assess the impact of neglect of a child

      • Gain some clarity on  the concept of good enough parenting

      •  Apply frameworks for the assessment of parental capacity to change

      • Recognise harm and the risk indicators of different forms of harm to children relating to physical, emotional abuse and neglect. (KSS)

      • Take into account the long-term effects of cumulative harm, particularly in relation to early indicators of neglect.(KSS)

Safeguarding Children from NeglectFace to Face (Classroom)


This half day course designed to raise awareness of mental health, is aimed at any Northamptonshire staff member working for NCC, LGSS, First for Wellbeing, Childrens Trust or NASS.


What you can expect to learn

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health
  • Confidence to interact with someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
  • Insight into the two day course and the benefits of becoming a Mental Health First Aider


Mental Health First Aid LiteFace to Face (Classroom)

This 1 day workshop from LGSS is suitable for Team Managers of Social Care Teams. This course will provide a practical and interactive workshop to enable reflection and and learning:

  • Develop a shared understanding of evidence-informed practice (EIP), and why it is important;
  • Introduce exercises so they can assess how evidence-informed current practice is and what support they may need to embed a culture of consistent EIP;
  • Identify ways to use research and Research in Practice resources effectively within their job roles and progress their professional development;
  • Provide a forum in which delegates can develop peer support and ways to collaborate to embed EIP within their organisation.
  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Leading and Championing Evidence-informed PracticeFace to Face (Classroom)

Person Centred Practices (PCP) for working with children/young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)


This one day course from LGSS is suitable for Practitioners from Education/Health and Social Care who work with Children/young people with SEND and Parents and Carers of children/young people with SEND who wish to:


To develop tools to prepare a one page profile and develop the skills to use person centred practices when working with children and young people with SEND and their families.


There are no entry requirements for this course


[£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.





Person Centred Practice Training - Education Health and Care Face to Face (Classroom)

This 1 day course from LGSS is suitable for Adoptive Parents, Fostering, Family Link and Connected Persons Carers who wish to


  • Aim to develop the awareness, knowledge and confidence of the carer to support the learning of children
  • Focus on the early skills and knowledge children need as a foundation for wider learning
  • Look at the opportunities in daily experiences to further learning and understanding
  • Develop strategies for improving progress in reading and maths that are fun and relaxed as well as structured and challenging


[£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance

Developing Skills for English and MathsFace to Face (Classroom)

This half an hour spotlight session, aimed at any Northamptonshire staff member working for NCC, LGSS, First for Wellbeing, Childrens Trust or NASS, is designed to give a brief introduction into some of the common mental health conditions that can affect employees and how to recognise the signs.

By attending the spotlight session, it is hoped that people will want to find out more and also to identify those colleagues who may like to take further training in both the half day awareness course Mental Health First Aid Lite and the full 2 day Mental Health First Aider.


What you can expect to learn

  • Enable staff to recognise signs and symptoms within their colleagues/families/friends
  • By recognising a potential mental health condition the support to colleagues can be effective and helps to reduce stigma & discrimination
  • Line Managers will be able to recognise the need for supporting staff on a return to work programme after a period of absence due to poor mental health


Mental Health First Aid - Spotlight SessionsFace to Face (Classroom)

This one day course is to ensure that Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS) staff in adult care management feel confident and have a good understanding of using the Mental Capacity Act in their job roles, it also provides a brief introduction to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.


 What you can expect to learn

  • Understand why the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is necessary to protect people and how the act empowers people to make decisions.
  • Be able to define the 5 statutory principles, capacity and best interests and show understanding of how to use these within your work. 
  • Have the opportunity to discuss the implications of MCA in your work.
  • Consider how to promote effective communication during the MCA process
  • Have an awareness of the 2 stage test and how this can be used in your job role
  • Be aware of the deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS) and the implications for this in your job role
Working with the Law MCAFace to Face (Classroom)

This half day course is to ensure that Northamptonshire Adult Social Services (NASS) staff in adult care management feel confident and have a good understanding of using the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in their job role.

 

 What you can expect to learn

  • Have an understanding of the background to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Know what constitutes deprivation as per the ‘acid test’
  • Identify duties and responsibilities under the Act
  • Characterise the importance of Human Rights to health and social care
  • Recognise what constitutes restraint / restriction and importance of a less restrictive option
  • Be aware of the processes for having a DoL authorised in the community and in care homes and hospitals
Working with the Law DOLSFace to Face (Classroom)

This 1 day course from LGSS and is suitable for Northamptonshire County Council Social Workers in the following teams:
CIN, MASH and LAC 

By the end of the course you will:
• Be able to understand and deliver good practise in Permanency Planning and demonstrate that you can achieve positive Permanency outcomes for Northamptonshire children in line with statutory guidelines Policies and Procedures surrounding Permanence

[£300.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Permanence PlanningFace to Face (Classroom)

This half day course from LGSS is suitable for staff whose specialised role brings them into contact with Children, Young People and Families, in particular those in foster care, moving to adoption and who wish to

  •  Know how to capture and evidence the voice of the child and lived experience of the child, from pre-birth to adolescence (including Disabled Children)
  • Be able to use creative techniques to work with children
  • Be able to meet needs according to disability, heritage, culture, gender
  • Have learnt about tools you can use to work with children on developing their self esteem
  • Be aware of a range of resources available.

[£150.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance.

Voice of the ChildFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS and is suitable for all Governors, particularly those with responsibility in Safeguarding. Suitable for governors in Academies and Maintained Schools who wish to explore safeguarding issues, particularly from the governors' perspective. The session will provide background information, opportunities to discuss case studies and look at being prepared for Ofsted. It aims to raise governors' knowledge of safeguarding issues and increase their confidence in knowing how to deal with situations appropriately. The training is regularly updated to include changes in governance legislation and new initiatives.

  • To develop an awareness of safeguarding issues for schools
  • To enable governors to understand their statutory responsibilities in relation to safeguarding
  • To enable governors to monitor and evaluate their school’s safeguarding arrangement
  • Understanding the Role of the nominated safeguarding Governor

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available

30/01/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

24/04/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

Safeguarding for GovernorsFace to Face (Classroom)

Course now discontinued.  Please see Level 3. This 1 day course from LGSS and is suitable for everyone in the workplace to enable them to obtain an Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. This includes anyone who has responsibility for taking control of an emergency situation.

Entry requirements

Please be aware that this course is formally assessed throughout, it will involve some practical exercises which will require you to work on the floor, so a good standard of physical ability is required.  Please ensure footwear and clothing is appropriate, as delegates will be required to take part practical tasks that may involve laying on the floor.

Please bring with you photographic ID on thefirstsession. - This is a requirement by our awarding organisation - Highfield ABC

[£75.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at WorkFace to Face (Classroom)

This 1 day course from LGSS is suitable for all school staff, particularly those with responsibility for recruitment. Suitable for all staff and governors in Academies and Maintained Schools who wish to gain the skills you need to better protect children while recruiting staff and volunteers to education roles.

•Identify key features of staff recruitment that help deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people.


•Consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse or ensure its prompt reporting.


•Review own organisation's policies and practices with a view to making them safe.


Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.

[£150.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available
Date Time Venue
27/02/2018 09:30-16:30 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED
 15/05/2018  09:30-16:30  1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED


Safer Recruitment Face to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for all governors who wish to have sufficient knowledge and a reasonable overview of current health and safety requirements in schools, to effectively support the Headteacher and senior leadership team.

No entry requirements

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Available Dates

27/02/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

Health & Safety for LA Maintained SchoolFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Headteachers who wish to

Gain an understanding of situations Governors may face in relation to employment in schools and ensure they know what their role would be in these situations.

No entry requirements for this course

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available


15/05/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED


HR OverviewFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for school clerks who wish to:
• Duties of the clerk and what these look like in practice.
• Access to the essential documentation needed to carry out their duties.
• ‘The Governors’ Handbook’ – the legal framework to which governing Boards work.
• Key roles and responsibilities of the governing Board; particularly their duty to promote school improvement and challenge any areas of underperformance.
• Ways in which the work of the clerk can be timetabled to ensure that time is used effectively.
• Taking minutes which record the level of challenge provided by the governors and the response of the school’s leadership.
• Managing governor vacancies, including conducting governor elections
• Importantly, it will provide clerks with information about how they can keep up to date with developments.

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.


Dates Available
Date Time Venue
09/01/2018 18:30-20:30 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

Clerk InductionFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS and is suitable for all Governors in Academies and Maintained Schools who wish to gain a fuller understanding of the performance management process. 

  • To understand how performance management of the headteacher relates to whole school progress and development

  • To clarify appraisal regulations and Ofsted's expectations of governors

  • To develop governors' knowledge of the performance management planning cycle

Dates Available
DateTimeVenue
06/02/2018 18:30-20:30 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.

[70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Headteacher Performance ManagementFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour session course from LGSS is suitable for prospective and new chairs of schools, academies, local governing bodies and MATS and chairs of committees who wish to develop their confidence and skills, also experienced chairs that are keen to review their effectiveness in the role.

Governors who enrol are asked to commit themselves to attending all three modules.

 Outcomes

  • The roles and responsibilities of the chair
  • The working relationship with the head teacher
  • Effective governance processes (meetings, structure, distributed leadership)
  • How to handle complaints and grievances

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.

Taking the ChairFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour session from The Social Work Academy is suitable for Team Managers, Practice Managers and Social Workers who wish to raise awareness on the subject of Private Fostering and develop practitioners understanding of the process and timescales involved in this process

- Understand the term Private Fostering – including types of Private Fostering
- Be able to identify children who may be in a suitable situation to be classed as a PF
- Process of working a PF case, including time frames for visits, assessments and case closure.

[£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.


Private Fostering Information Sharing SessionFace to Face (Classroom)

This 3 full day course from LGSS is suitable for employees who maybe called upon to provide evidence and give evidence in court for children and young people in receipt of support from social care.
 

 The course will give you an opportunity to explore:
• The public law outline and the 26 week timetable
• Effective front loading of case work
• Case planning social work and legal work
• Evidence preparation and legal thresholds to include giving evidence and cross examination techniques

Entry requirements

Job roles such as Social Workers , Practice Managers  and Senior  Early Help Professionals

[£450.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Professional In CourtFace to Face (Classroom)

This 4 hour (2 x 2 hour evening or 1 x 5 hour session including break) course from LGSS is a key requirement for Fosterers, Adopters and Carers who may have to deal with a range of minor accidents and injuries. This course will provide participants with the skills to deal with minor ailments and injuries, choking and resuscitation. In addition participants will learn how to prevent and deal with accidents in the home.

Please provide the name of your Social Worker

[£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

First Aid for Baby and ChildFace to Face (Classroom)

This 4 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Foster Carers and Adopters who wish to:


  • Be able to look at the important developmental and neurological issues to consider when dealing with teenagers
  • Identify potential factors that may influence behaviour including early childhood experiences
  • Consider attachment needs, trust and personal behaviour
  • Provide techniques and strategies to help manage behaviour
  • Identify when additional support may be needed
  • Recognise the importance of self care for parents and carers and strategies to aid this

 

There are no entry requirements for this course.

[£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Managing Behaviours for Over 10'sFace to Face (Classroom)

This a 2 day course from LGSS and is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for taking control of an emergency situation.  It is designed for anyone who has a current or recently expired (No greater 1 calendar month)  3 day first aid at work certificate, and needs to re-new or update their certificate.

Please be aware that this course is formally assessed throughout, it will involve some practical exercises which will require you to work on the floor, so a good standard of physical ability is required.    Please ensure footwear and clothing is appropriate, as delegates will be required to take part practical tasks that may involve laying on the floor.

Please bring with you photographic ID* and a copy of your previous certificate to the first session, this must be in date or expired by less than 1 calendar month. 

*This is a requirement by our awarding organisation - Highfield ABC 

[£125.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance.

First Aid - RequalificationFace to Face (Classroom)

This half day course is aimed at people working in Adult Care Management to raise their awareness of considering Assistive technology as part of their assessments. What you will learn:

• What Assistive Technology is and the importance of embedding in practice (linked to Care Act 2014, Council Plan etc.)

•  The cultural shift needed to achieve the outcomes

•  Ethical considerations

•  Barriers to uptake

•  Return on investment/value for money for citizens

•  The notion of ‘hard to access’

[£40.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance

Assistive Technology TrainingFace to Face (Classroom)

This 1 day course from LGSS is suitable for team managers and practice managers who wish to gain a greater knowledge of public law in relation to permanency.


  • Decide on the best permanence option
  • Negotiate the legal process

  • To understand the changes to NCC’s procedure in respect of the PLO process and ‘ stage 2’ panel

[0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Improving Work within the Public Law OutlineFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 day course from LGSS is suitable for any staff who are responsible for carrying out supervision with team members within Safeguarding and Children’s Services and Early Help and Prevention Services including Service Managers, Team Managers, Senior Practitioners and Senior Coordinators.

 By the end of this training course, participants will have had the chance to reflect upon and practice the following skills:
-Taking a supervision model and using this reflection to model their own approach of an excellent supervisor
-Building a profile of an excellent supervisor and the skills they employ
-Undertaking an assets and gaps exercise
-Exploring the learning styles of supervisees and these impact on the supervision process
-Applying Kolb's learning cycle and looking at how to assist supervisees who are struggling in applying learning to practise and understanding how and where they may be stuck in the cycle
-Exploring positive and negative supervision cycles

[£300] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance.

Strengthening Practice Programme - Strengthening Supervision for Children, Families and EducationFace to Face (Classroom)

This 3 day course from LGSS and is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for taking control of an emergency situation.  Following a first aid needs assessment, this 3 day course will give first aiders comprehensive skills and knowledge to react to a range of first aid emergencies.

Please be aware that this course is formally assessed throughout, it will involve some practical exercises which will require you to work on the floor, so a good standard of physical ability is required.    Please ensure footwear and clothing is appropriate, as delegates will be required to take part practical tasks that may involve laying on the floor.

Please bring with you photographic ID on the first session. - This is a requirement by our awarding organisation - Highfield ABC

[£175.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance.

First Aid at Work - QualificationFace to Face (Classroom)

This 4 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Fosterers, Family Link and Connected Persons Carers who wish to:

  • Understand relevant legislation including Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations 2010, the Fostering Services Regulations 2011 and associated statutory guidance, which came into force in April 2011 and Amendments to the Children Act 1989 Guidance and Regulations, July 2013
  • Develop fully your understanding of the Delegated authority policy 2013 for children in foster care
  • Understand how decisions are made in practice
  • Explore foster carers' responsibility and how this relates to everyday practice

[0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Delegated AuthorityFace to Face (Classroom)

This 4 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Fosterers, Family Link and Connected Person Carers. who wish to

• Undertake a general review of allegations made against foster carers to provide perspective, to identify the differences between complaints, causes for concern, allegations and to discuss why allegations are made
• Understand what happens at Northamptonshire County Council when an allegation is made and details of the National Minimum Standards 2011 as they relate to allegations
• Consider the key activities foster carers can undertake to help protect themselves as much as possible

[£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

AllegationsFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Headteachers who wish to

  • understand the roles and responsibilities of the governing body
  • establish a productive relationship with the governing body
  • develop and maintain effective processes for working with governors and especially the chair of governors
  • work with the Governing Body so that it can undertake its responsibilities.

No entry requirements

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available

12/06/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

Headteacher Introduction to GovernanceFace to Face (Classroom)

This NEW Level 3 1 day course from LGSS and is suitable for everyone in the workplace to enable them to obtain an Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. This includes anyone who has responsibility for taking control of an emergency situation.

Entry requirements

Please be aware that this course is formally assessed throughout, it will involve some practical exercises which will require you to work on the floor, so a good standard of physical ability is required.  Please ensure footwear and clothing is appropriate, as delegates will be required to take part practical tasks that may involve laying on the floor.

Please bring with you photographic ID on thefirstsession. - This is a requirement by our awarding organisation - Highfield ABC

[£75.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at WorkFace to Face (Classroom)

This 45 minute bite sized course from LGSS is mandatory for all manager’s in Children’s Families and Education directorate, who are responsible for recruitment into post that require a Disclosure and Barring Service  (DBS) check. This bite size course will refresh your knowledge of Safer Recruitment practices and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks to ensure your comply with legislative and regulatory requirements.

 

  • Understand your responsibilities related to DBS checking and adhering to NCC policies

  • Know when a DBS risk assessment is required and how to do a risk assessment

  • Refresh your knowledge of the e-recruitment system and pre-employment checks

  • Know when to seek advice from your HR Advisor in relation to pre-employment checks


There are no entry requirements for this course however, completing e-Recruitment portal and DBS eBulk system online training is advised.

 [£0.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.


Safer Recruitment Briefing Sessions - ManagersFace to Face (Classroom)

This one day face to face course from LGSS Learning and Development is for mid to senior level managers or officers who regularly need to present or communicate with impact to different stakeholder groups.  By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify your own personal brand values and be able to use them to develop your own personal impact style and image
  • Understand how to use your body language and voice to maximum effect
  • Know how to get your message across using structure for punchy and memorable communication and by handling difficult questions
  • Know how to control your nerves
  • Practice your presentation and personal impact skills to be able to influence, persuade and present to different audiences with confidence

[£150.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Presenting with Impact Face to Face (Classroom)

This half day face to face course from LGSS Learning and Development is suitable for any grade, level or staff group who wish to enhance their professional toolkit with the core skill of assertiveness.  The course will help colleagues to utilise assertive behaviour and communication skills to build effective working relationships. The course will enhance your ability to communicate your views in the workplace whilst developing an assertive response ‘tool kit’ to support better outcomes when faced with challenging people or situations.

Short Pre Course learning to be completed PRIOR to attending.


[£75.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancellation/non attendance.


AssertivenessFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Finance governors in Academies. who wish to

• Understand the financial implications of being an independent state funded school

• Consider the financial roles and responsibilities within an academy

• Clarify the financial reporting, financial management and governance requirements

No entry requirements

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available


27/02/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED


Finance for Academy GovernorsFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for all governors who wish to understand employer and employee responsibilities. The session will also include an overview of how the Academy School senior leadership team should be managing and monitoring health and safety, and to ensure that any risks to health and safety are controlled.

No entry requirements.

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available

20/02/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED



Health & Safety for Academies, Voluntary Aided and Foundation/Trust SchoolsFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for Governors, clerks, headteachers who wish to

•Outline the requirements of DfE regulations and guidance
•Examine a model complaints policy
•Discuss each step in the complaints procedure, focusing on the roles of the chair of governors, panel members and clerk.

No entry requirements

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available


24/04/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

Handling ComplaintsFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for new and experienced governors who wish to learn;

• The basics of school finance - how schools are funded, budget terminology, revenue and capital budgets
•Statutory responsibilities for approving, monitoring and reporting on your budget
•The effective use of school resources and value for money
•Governance implications of SFVS – the Schools Financial Value Standard
•Recent and potential changes to school funding.
• Consider case study examples of budget deficit and surplus
•Interrogate planning assumptions and budget variances
•Explore potential actions to bring a budget back into balance.

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Date Available


20/02/2018 18:30-20:30 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED



Finance for Maintained School GovernorsFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour course from LGSS is suitable for governors who wish to

  • Outline of any recent key changes initiated by the DfE, Ofsted and others, and their implications for the work of your governing board. Sources of further guidance and support will be provided.
  • Exploration of examples of effective practice in the core strategic functions of governance.

No entry requirements

[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.


Effective GovernanceFace to Face (Classroom)

This 2 hour session course from LGSS is suitable for all governors who wish to outline the steps that schools need to take to meet to the Prevent duty, as well as ensuring that the school curriculum, including opportunities for SMSC development, builds pupils’ skills and resilience
•  Understand the Prevent duty and what steps schools need to take.
• Clarity on the role of governors, including making sure that how the school responds to the Prevent duty is consistent with its values and ethos and 
• Learn about the importance of ensuring that schools are safe places for pupils to discuss sensitive and controversial issues
 
There are no entry requirements for this course.

Please note that if the course does not reach minimum numbers we will rearrange.


[£70.00] Advertised Price where not included in a Service Level Agreement and cost for cancelation/non attendance.

Dates Available


06/02/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED

05/06/2018 - 18:30-20:30 - 1 Angel Square, Northampton NN1 1ED



Prevent Duty: Raising Governors' Awareness Face to Face (Classroom)
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