Training and Events


Our courses – and we run nearly forty every year focus around those aspects of education that are distinctive within a Church school setting. For the autumn term 2020, we will be running virtual courses and further details are provided below. 

Courses 2021-2022

For an overview of our training provision for this academic year, please click here

Upcoming courses - Autumn term

All courses are 9.30am - 12.00pm unless stated

Governor Training: Being a governor in a church school - Monday 27 September 2021, 4.00 - 5.30pm

New to Teaching RE - Thursday 7 October 2021

Developing Confidence as a RE Subject Leader - Wednesday 13 October 2021 - more information to follow

Diving Deeper in RE - Tuesday 9 November 2021

Leading a Church School Part 1: for Governors - Wednesday 10 November 2021, 4.00 - 5.30pm

Leading a Church School Part 1: for Headteachers/Deputies - Wednesday 17 November 2021 - 4.00 - 5.30pm 

Governor training: Headteacher Recruitment and Performance Management - Tuesday 16 November 2021, 4.00 - 5.30pm

Assessment in RE - Wednesday 17 November 2021

Spiritual Development in Primary Schools - Wednesday 1 December 2021

Monitoring for Governors - Wednesday 1 December 2021, 4.00 - 5.30pm. Information to follow.

For any queries or bookings, please contact Jacqui Studd, tel:01473 298570.

Events 2020-2021

Headteachers' Forum / Chairs of Governors Forum

The Forums, held termly, aim to provide an opportunity for Heads and Chairs of Governors to meet to discuss issues and challenges in schools.

The next Heads Forum will take place on Thursday 30 September 2021 at 1.30pm.

The next Chairs Forum will take place on Monday 4 October 2021 at 4.00pm

For any queries or to book, please contact Jacqui Studd, tel:01473 298570.

Small Schools Forum

This Forum is aimed at Heads, Chairs and Governors in small schools and meets termly.  The next Forum will take place on: Monday 18 October 2021

For any queries or to book, please contact Jacqui Studd, tel:01473 298570.

Diocesan Service of Celebration for Church Schools 

The theme for the next annual Diocesan Service of Celebration for Church Schools will be "I am the Resurrection and the Life".  We are planning to hold this on Sunday 3 October at 5.30pm.  

Annual Church School Leaders' Conference

A highlight of our year is our annual church school leaders’ conference for Headteachers, Deputies, Chairs and Governors. The date for this year's conference is Wednesday 3 November 2021. Further details to follow.

Last year, instead of a whole day in person, we held a half day conference on Wednesday 18 November 2020 via Zoom.  Over 40 delegates heard presentations from the Rt Revd Dr Mike Harrison, Bishop of Dunwich on Who are we? Why are we here? How then shall we live? A Christian perspective; and Charlie Green, Suffolk Mind. on Mental health - how we can better look after ourselves and those around us. 

For any queries about our courses or events, please contact Jacqui Studd.


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