Governance chat

To support governors across the Diocese, Our Governance Consultant, Mike Simmonds offers a monthly opportunity to discuss any current issues or concerns, support one another and introduce ideas.

This session runs on the first Friday of every month at 12:15pm.

Grab your sandwich and join Mike at lunchtime for a 30 minute chat about governance on the first Friday of each month (term time). You can book your space using the booking form below.

Location: Online via Zoom

Duration: 30 minutes

Suitable for: Governors

Facilitator: Diocesan Governance Consultant, Mike Simmonds


5 November 2021, 12:15pm

Course facilitator

Mike Simmonds works as governance consultant for the Diocese of Chelmsford and is part of a team developing Church School governor training for Liverpool Hope University. These roles include delivering training, providing support for schools and governing bodies and creating resources. More recently Grove Books have published this book 'Church School Governance'. Alongside this he is a conference speaker on governance and the teaching and learning project, What if Learning.

Mike has 30 years' experience in school leadership/governance across three counties. He is currently chair of the Directors of a MAT (4 schools). Mike is also Chair of an IEB for a Church School in the Chelmsford Diocese/ECC and two Local Hubs for the Vine Schools Trust.

Mike Simmonds




5 November 2021, 12:15pm


You must pre-register to attend.

Joining information will be emailed to you when completing the registration.

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