Training and Events


Our courses – and we run nearly forty every year focus around those aspects of education that are distinctive within a Church school setting. For the autumn term 2020, we will be running virtual courses and further details are provided below. 

Courses 2020-2021

For an overview of our training provision for the Spring and Summer terms 2021, please click here

Courses in the Spring term will be provided online. Details of upcoming courses are listed below (all times are 9.30am - 12.30pm except where stated):

Basics of RE: Tuesday 19 January 2021

Basics of Collective Worship: Wednesday 27 January 2021

Being a Governor in church schools:Monday 1 February 2021, 7.15 - 9.00pm

New to Teaching RE: Wednesday 10 February 2021

Diving Deeper in RE: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Annual RE Subject Leader Update: Tuesday 2 March 2021

For any queries or bookings, please contact Jacqui Studd, tel:01473 298570.

Events 2020-2021

Headteachers' Forum / Chairs of Governors Forum

The Forums, held termly, aim to provide an opportunity for Heads and Chairs of Governors to meet to discuss issues and challenges in schools. The next Forums take place on:

Heads Forum: Tuesday 12 January at 4pm via Zoom. 

Chairs Forum: Wednesday 27 January at 4pm via Zoom.

For any queries or to book, please contact Jacqui Studd, tel:01473 298570.

Small Schools Forum

This Forum is aimed at Heads, Chairs and Governors in small schools and meets termly.  The next Forum takes place on: Monday 15 March 2021 at 4pm via Zoom.

For any queries or to book, please contact Jacqui Studd, tel:01473 298570.

Diocesan Service of Celebration for Church Schools 

The provisional date for our annual Diocesan Service of Celebration for Church Schools for the academic year 2020-21 is Sunday 18 April 2021.  The theme will be "I am the Resurrection and the Life".  Further details to follow. 

Annual Church School Leaders' Conference

A highlight of our year is our annual church school leaders’ conference for Headteachers, Deputies, Chairs and Governors. This year, instead of a whole day in person, we held a half day conference on Wednesday 18 November 2020 via Zoom.  Over 40 delegates heard presentations from the Rt Revd Dr Mike Harrison, Bishop of Dunwich on Who are we? Why are we here? How then shall we live? A Christian perspective; and Charlie Green, Suffolk Mind. on Mental health - how we can better look after ourselves and those around us. 

The date for next year's conference is Wednesday 3 November 2021.

For any queries about our courses or events, please contact Jacqui Studd.


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