Governance support

Virtual governance sessions

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

Governance chat

First Friday of every month at 12:15pm

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

Governance Bite Size

Join Mike for an online session, covering various topics throughout the academic year. Book your place using the booking form below.

  • 26 May 2021, 4-5pm: Monitoring Collective Worship
  • 2 June 2021, 4-5pm: Recruiting a new headteacher
  • 29 June 2021, 6-7:30pm: Blended & Hybrid Meetings, why and how (repeat session from 15 March) for those working out how to hold their FGB meetings next year successfully!
  • 8 September 2021, 4-5pm: Hit the Ground Kneeling (repeat session)



Please use the booking form for each of these sessions:


Governance e-learning course

Don’t forget our own Chelmsford governance e-learning course, especially for any new governors starting their term of office. They should enrol by emailing for a code.


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