Haringey Schools Bulletin 27 March 2013

The third edition of the Schools Bulletin produced by Haringey Council (not HGA) that contains useful information for governors and schools.

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Haringey Council schools bulletin for governors

Last week, Jon Abbey, Haringey’s new Assistant Director for School Improvement sent his first schools bulletin.It’s a really useful source of information for governors (and others). I’ve been meaning to post it here, but before I had the chance there’s already another one out! I’ve pulled out the most useful info for governors below. Continue reading “Haringey Council schools bulletin for governors”

Vision, induction, headteachers’ reports, finance and learning

At this evening’s HGA meeting we shared our experiences of all of these and came up with some ideas/recommendations that we hope will be of use to all Haringey schools, governing bodies and governors. Below are all the notes from the meeting.

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Come to HGA on Thursday

This is just a quick reminder that we’re trying a new format for Haringey Governors’ Association meetings this Thursday, 7/3/13 and we’d love you and your colleagues to be there. Continue reading “Come to HGA on Thursday”

Primary comparitive data graphs with FSM and mobility

To understand how well your school is doing it’s very useful to be able to compare your school’s results with those of schools with similar intakes. Hopefully your school is already providing you with this data, but if not here it is.
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Preview screening: The politican, the parents and the carpet baggers

There is to be a preview screening of a new film by Rhonda Evans looking at the forced academisation of Downhills School.

Please RSVP to [email protected] or 07847 625643

Date: Thursday, 31st January

Venue: The Dream Centre, Tottenham Town Hall, Town Hall Approach Road, N15 4RY

Doors: 7.00pm

Film starts: 7.30pm prompt

Refreshments will be provided before and after.

 

Director’s Briefing Report for Governors and Headteachers – Spring 2013

This is a really important document for all governors to read and use for reference over the coming term. It’s staggering that we haven’t had one for so long, but hopefully a sign things to come that this one is here. You can download or read it here.

It contains:

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Parents and public meeting with Haringey education commissioners tonight

I’ve just been told that there’s a meeting at 6.30 this evening at Heartlands High School in Wood Green for parents and public to meet with the Outstanding for All education commissioners.

Full info is here: http://www.outstandingforall.org.uk/get-involved

Unfortunately I hadn’t been told about this by the school I’m a governor of, the school my daughter attends or through the HGA until the Chair of the HGA called me a couple of minutes ago. I can’t attend, but I hope many of you can.