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Week Ending 20th June 2014

Monday Morning - Meeting Mike - Meeting Adrian

Monday Evening - Governors' Training

Tuesday Afternoon - Resources Committee

Wednesday Morning - Visit to Lapford School

Thursday Afternoon - Chulmleigh Learning Community meeting

Monday Morning

Weekly meeting with Mike. The agenda included:

  • Strategic Planning Progress
  • Strategic Goals - Specific / Measurable
  • Staffing
  • CCC Parents Forum
  • CCC Date for occupancy of new building

Weekly meeting with Adrian. The agenda included:

  • Resources Committee Agenda update
  • Pre-school arrangements
  • Preparation for Board of Directors' annual review in September
  • Strategic Plan progress

Monday Evening

Governors Training for Governors / Directors from Chulmleigh Learning Community schools, held at Chulmleigh Community College. There were 15 attendees from across the 10 schools. Steve Baber, Keith Greenwood and Mark Corden attended from CAT. The session was led by David Chaplin (Schools' Adviser) and the subject was 'How to Move from Good to Outstanding'. This was a very worthwhile and valuable training session.

Tuesday Afternoon

Resources Committee meeting

Wednesday Morning

Visit to Lapford School.

Intending to watch the pupils learning dances around the Maypole in preparation for a performance at Lapford Revel. Not allow to just watch but became involved with the dancing. A very patient partner help show me the steps.

Met with Lapford School Council and learned about their role and work at the school. Answered some questions about the role of Directors.

There was some excellent work on display in the school, including a display providing information about WW1.

Thursday Afternoon

Attended meeting of Chulmleigh Learning Community attended by the Headteachers of the primary schools and senior staff of Chulmleigh Academy. Amanda Blewitt (Kings Nympton) and Steve Baber (Chulmleigh Academy Trust) represented Governors / Directors. This was a positive meeting with a real commitment for all schools to work together.