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a leader must also have faith in the people she is to lead
to see good in them and raise them to higher achievement
through praise not condemnation, encouragement not criticism

Rt Rev'd Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester

Governors & Clergy

General governance information relevant to Head Teachers, Clergy and Governors can be found in this section.

The flyer above gives all the information and dates on our 2 Part Governor Programme.  This is for ANY governor serving in a CofE school.


It is available in the following locations (you are asked to attend Part 1 and Part 2 in the same location)


You can book by clicking on the group name below:


Queniborough,  Wednesday 6 February 2019, 6.30pm – 8.30pm & Wednesday 15 May 2019, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Stoke Golding,  Tuesday 26 March 2019, 6.30pm – 8.30pm & Tuesday 25 June 2019, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Bitteswell, Thursday 11 April 2019, 6.30pm – 8.30pm & Thursday 27 June 2019, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

NEW FOR THIS YEAR - Governors Conference, 22nd June 2019

Led by Mike Simmonds a national speaker, consultant and author of resources for governing bodies.  You can find out more about him HERE


The Hope Church School Governance Training Programme (CSGTP)

The Hope Church School Governance Training Programme (CSGTP) is aimed at Governors and Trustees (Directors) in both church schools and schools with a distinctively Christian ethos, providing support for Governors and Trustees (Directors) committed to working on school improvement. The programme has been very specifically designed to raise awareness of the changing expectations of Governing Boards and meeting today’s challenges in the education sector, whilst still holding on to the mission and vision of a church school. The programme has been developed by experts and professionals with a background in church school leadership, governance and inspection.