This two hour session is designed for all new governors in Church of England schools in the Diocese of York and any that feel they would benefit from a refresher. The session will explore the distinctive nature of Church of England schools and the special responsibilities of Church school and academy governors, including foundation governors. It will introduce you to the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) framework and the role governors play in monitoring and evaluation.

This session is held online via Zoom.


· Wednesday 10th January 2024 , 6.30pm-8.30pm

· An Online Module for a self-led introduction to governance in a Church school is also available for all new foundation governors and any other governors who may find it useful. For details, please contact


· These sessions are provided free of charge for schools but booking is required. This is done via Eventbrite;