Our Meetings & Training

The dates for TLA Governor meetings 2017 and 2018 are;

Full Governing Body

3rd October 2017 at 6.00 pm

4th December 2017 at 6.00 pm

15th January 2018 at 6.00 pm

5th March 2018 at 6.00 pm

15th May 2018 at 6.00 pm

16th July 2018 at 6.00 pm

Standards Committee

11th December 2017 at 5.00 pm

22nd February 2017 at 5.00 pm

9th July 2017 at 5.00 pm

Resources/Finance Committee

20th November 2016 at 6.00 pm

8th February 2017 at 6.00 pm

6th June 2017 at 6.00 pm

If you have any correspondence for the Governors before then please write to Mr Tim Kitching c/o Temple Learning Academy, Neville Road, Leeds, LS15 0NW or email info@templelearningacademy.org

A Governor Record of Attendance at Meetings is available here.

2016 Members & Directors Attendance 2016

In addition to the Development Programme written specifically for the TLA Governors our training record to date is;

Preparing for OfstedMartin Fleetwood, Helen Stout – 19 November 2015

Pay Policy ChangesHelen Stout, Matthew Browne, Drew Rowland – 31 October 2015

Safe Recruitment Training Drew Rowlands – 3rd November 2015

Accountability & the School Inspection Handbook – Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Helen Stout – 1st December 2015

Safer Recruitment Training Matthew Browne, Tim Kitching- 6 February 2015; Drew Rowlands – 03 Nov 2015

Safer Recruitment TrainingHelen Stout & Martin Fleetwood – 5 June 2014

Governing Body’s Strategic Role – Matthew Browne, Helen Stout, Tim Kitching, Rachel Hassey – 2 April 2015

Trust Governors Conference23 April 2015 – Matthew Browne, Helen Stout, Drew Rowlands, Rachel Hassey, Tim Kitching, Martin Fleetwood

Holding the School to AccountTim Kitching, James Firth-Gieban, Helen Stout – 13 May 2015

New Schools Network full day event “Leading Your Free School”Tim Kitching – 13 June 2015

Staff AppraisalJames Firth-Gieben, Rachel Hassey, Drew Rowlands, Matthew Browne – 25 June 2015

Performance Management of the Head TeacherHelen Stout, Tim Kitching – 21 September 2015

Barnardos LGBT Positive IdentitiesMatthew Browne – 7 October 2015

Assessment Without LevelsMatthew Browne, Helen Stout – 20th October 2015

Governor Visits to SchoolsMartin Cosgrove, Helen Stout, Matthew Browne, Heather Dlamini – 11 January 2016

Annual Chairs & Vice Chairs MeetingTim Kitching, Drew Rowlands – 21st January 2016

Prevent Training for GovernorsMatthew Browne, Helen Stout – 2 February 2016

Multi Academy Trusts: the FutureTim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Helen Stout – 16 March 2016 & 28th April 2016

Child Protection for GovernorsTim Kitching, Matthew Browne – 24 May 2016

TNLP Trust Governor ConferenceTim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Drew Rowlands, Martin Cosgrove, Nneka Ikeogu, Helen Stout – 23 June 2016

Children at risk from Sexual Exploitation (CSE) – Matthew Browne & Helen Stout – 20 October 2016

Financial Efficiency (NCTL Programme) – Martin Cosgrove & Helen Stout – 01 November 2016

Exploring MATS – Matthew Browne, Nneka Ikeogu, Martin Cosgrove, Amanda Lightfoot, Tim Kitching – 19 Jan 2017

Sitting on Panels – Matthew Browne, Martin Cosgrove, Nneka Ikeogu, Tim Kitching – 01 Feb 17

Monitoring the use of PP Funding – Matthew Browne – 23 Feb 17

Preparing for Ofsted – Matthew Browne, Martin Cosgrove, Tim Kitching – 01 March 17

Visiting Schools – Learning From Experience – Martin Cosgrove, Matthew Browne –  07 June 17

The Governing Body’s Strategic Role – Martin Cosgrove – 14 Sept 17

Plus: Saffery Champness Financial Training for Governors Tim Kitching, Matthew Browne, Martin Cosgrove, Martin Fleetwood, James Firth Gieben, Rachel Hassey, Drew Rowlands, Lauren Schofield, Helen Stout – 16 November 2015

Plus: Governor Induction/Refresher James Firth Gieben, Drew Rowlands, Martin Cosgrove (Oct 16), Heather Dlamini, Rachel Hassey, Andrea Smith (Oct 16), Nneka Ikeogu (Oct 16)

 

Plus: Nigel Wood – Professional CPD includes – Emergency First Aid (Jan 17); Autism Awareness (Feb 17)

 

Plus: James Firth Gieban – Professional CPD includes –

Disciplinary & Grievance  – 6 Nov 2016

 

Plus: Nneka Ikeogu – Professional CPD includes –

 

Plus: Martin Cosgrove – Professional CPD includes –

 

Plus: Andrea Smith – Professional CPD includes –

Autism STARS Training tier 2 (Jan 2017); Maths and English KS1 course (Oct 2016);  Fully licenced Thrive Practitioner

 

Plus: Olwyn Moss – Professional CPD includes –

 

Plus: Drew Rowlands – Professional CPD includes – 16th June 2016 EEF – Evidence Based Learning & the Arts; (Oct 2016 & Jan 17) ICSA Effective Chairing Training; Apprenticeships (March 17) 

 

Plus: Tim Kitching– Professional CPD includes – Lv2 Cert in Emergency First Aid (Feb 17); DfE Competency Framework for Governors (Feb 17); The Strategic Role of Governance (1/2 day regional session) (June 17)

 

Plus: Amanda Lightfoot– Professional CPD includes –

14th November 2016 Raise on Line Training ;21st October 2016 –Dyslexia Training; 13th October DCPO -Safeguarding Training; 20th September 2016 –Team Teach training 

 

Our Chair of Governors, Mr Tim Kitching has extensive experience Lead Facilitator on the NCTL Chairs of Governors’ Leadership Development Programme Facilitator on the NCTL Clerks Leadership Development Programme Facilitator NCTL RAISE, Financial Efficiencies and Performance Related Pay Workshops Extensive experience in preparing and delivering a range of governor training and development sessions, including Governor Induction, New Chairs, Governors Strategic Role, Effective Resources Committees, Effective Standards Committees, Performance Management and Preparing for Ofsted Inspection

Our Governor Training offer this year includes:

2016-2017 Training Programme NOT INCLUDING CHARGES

2016-2017 Governor Training Programme

2017-2018 Governor Training Programme