14th Nov 2023

Appraisal of the Operation Leader (Head Teachers and Principals)

Overview of Learning

It is important the operation leaders performance objectives reflect the school improvement priorities for their school or academy. This course supplies governors and trustees with the knowledge and confidence to conduct the review. By the end of the session, you will have an understanding of the importance, and context of setting realistic but challenging performance objectives for the Head Teacher/Principal.


All governors, trustees, local governors of schools and academies, particularly those involved with appraisal and performance or the operational lead.


Liam Trippier, Associate School Improvement Professional


This course will be held in person at the Bolton Science and Technology Centre.

Pricing and Cancelation

Fees for this session are payable via the school budget and not by individual members of the governing board. If your governing board has signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement, sessions are free of charge. Governors of governing boards who have not signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement may attend for a fee of £90 per session.

If you are unable to attend a course, we ask that you please notify the Governance Services Team on 01204 332116 at the earliest opportunity and at least five working days prior to the course date to enable the place to be offered to others.

Cancellation fees will apply for non-attendance or if a place is cancelled by the delegate within five working days of the course date. Schools who have signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement will be charged £25 for each cancellation within five days of the course. If your school has not signed up to the SLA the full course fee will be charged. Fees may be waived in exceptional circumstances. Please contact Marie Foley, Governance Training Officer on 01204 332116 or via email at

Price per session: Governance Training SLA/ £90 per session

Venue: Bolton Science and Technology Centre

Time: 4-6pm

Category: Training

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