Church School Governance Training Programme (CSGTP)

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Run by Liverpool Hope University, this training programme is aimed at Governors and Trustees (Directors) in both church schools and schools with a distinctively Christian ethos. Click the button below to download the leaflet to find out more.

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BDBE Governors Conference 2018

For all Governors in Blackburn Diocesan Schools

Saturday 24th February 2018 09.30-12.30

Refreshments will be available from 9.00am

Venue Fulwood St Cuthbert’s Church Centre Lytham Road Fulwood

Cost £50.00 per governing board for members of BDBE family or £100.00 per governing board for non-members

To book places on this conference please click here


Appeals Panel Training

For Chairs of Governors, Admission Committee Members, Head teachers & Appeal Panellists

We will be looking at how to prepare for an Appeal, how Appeals are conducted, and how Appeals are judged and decisions are made.

We would welcome head teachers, deputies and any Governors who are responsible for Appeals and may have to attend an Appeal Panel.

To book your place on this training please click here


Several training events will happen throughout the year, please keep an eye on this space for more information when it arrives.

 New Governors Induction

Thursday 9th November 2017 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Tuesday 13th March 2018 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Tuesday 19th June 2018 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Venue Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QE

Cost £45.00 per governor for members of BDBE family or £100.00 per governor for non-members

To choose your date and book places on this training please click here