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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event code SCH 23/032 
Event description This session is suitable as a refresher for all governors but particularly for those new to role or new to finance /resource committee/lead duties

Tuesday 24th January (part 1) and Wednesday 25th  January 2023 (part 2) both at 6-7.15pm

The session with cover the following areas:

Quick history of school financing
Role of the Governor
Operational v strategic
How finance is delivered to schools
Possible yearly “timetable” of tasks – division of labour
What are you budgeting for – use of balances, liabilities
Statutory obligations, budget content
What to expect from school

This session will be delivered by Rory McCormack. Rory began teaching in the late 1970’s and taught in primary schools up until his retirement in July 2017. For over 28 years of that time he was headteacher of two schools, firstly in Reading and then for over 20 years at St Lawrence’s Catholic Primary School in Feltham.

Since his retirement from headship, he has been working as an educational consultant and has led governor training both for Local Authorities and for individual schools. He is also a serving governor. 
Training objectives  
Target Group

Suitable for all governors but especially the finance governor or those on resources/finance committees

Key stages
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Subject areas Finance, Governor training
Target audience Governors: All
OFSTED areas Quality of leadership and management in the school
Professional Standards
Venue via Zoom (online), ., . map
Admin contact Stella Bernard (
Event Commissioner Tina Birch (
Course Costs
Standard cost£194.00
*Ealing Learning Partnership pay as you go£180.00
*Ealing Learning Partnership pay as you go£180.00
CPD/Training SLA£0.00
CPD/Training SLA£0.00
Start date Tuesday 24 January 2023
Times 18:00 - 19:15
Number of sessions This event has 2 sessions. Click here to view session information.  
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