A Forum for nominated Partnership governors of Bolton schools and academies. The Partnership Forums in Bolton aim to strengthen school governance by providing information about local and national initiatives and changes in government legislation. The forums help support effective communication between governing boards and the local authority and promote cohesive working within the Bolton family of schools. The forums are organised and facilitated by the Governance Services Team, with a strategic lead from within the Education and Learning Team.
Areas of focus for the autumn term are:
- Update on Primary and Secondary Phase with an Ofsted Update (Strategic School Improvement Team)
- School Place Planning Update (Ged Kelly, Children’s Services Capital Programme Manager)
- Support for families who are new to the UK and speak English as an additional language (EAL) (Yousif Islam, Head of Service, Achievement, Cohesion and Integration Service (ACIS)
The meetings are held on a termly basis and the membership is based on attendance of one governor per primary school or academy.
Attendance is free of charge for all Bolton schools and academies