- A clerk's guide to producing the agenda The agenda can be the difference between an efficient, productive meeting and one that rambles on. Find out how to prepare, draft and finalise your agenda so you can run efficient meetings.
- Autumn term 2022 agenda items and how to prepare Here's a rundown of the headline issues you're likely to cover in your full governing board or committee meetings this term. Read on to understand each issue, and feel prepared with links to further reading and questions to ask.
- Curriculum committee agenda Download our template agenda for curriculum committee meetings. Find out what to include, so your meetings run smoothly and your committee is focused and can monitor effectively.
- Finance committee: purpose, membership and agendas Find out what a finance committee should do, who should be on it and how often it should meet. See examples of terms of reference and meeting minutes.
- Governing boards without committees – the 'circle model' Be clear on how this model is different, what you should focus on and what you can do to make it work.
- How to prepare for your next governing board meeting Prepare fully for your governing board or local governing body meetings so you can hold your school leaders to account effectively. Use our pre-meeting checklist to stay on top of the agenda, get to grips with the critical information in the headteacher's report, and plan questions to ask.
- Spring term 2023 agenda items and how to prepare Here are the headline issues you're likely to cover in your full governing board meeting this term. Read on to understand each issue and feel prepared with further reading and questions you can ask to interrogate the agenda items effectively.
- Summer term 2023 agenda items Get up to speed on the headline topics you're likely to cover in your board meetings this term. Read on to understand each issue and feel prepared with questions you can ask to scrutinise the agenda items effectively.
- Termly agenda templates for governing board meetings Use our termly agenda templates to ensure that your full governing board meetings cover key termly items and tasks. Each template includes suggested agenda items for maintained schools and academies.