The Swan Alliance is delivering a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities for governors. We are offering two course this school year, both courses are aimed at supporting governing bodies.

Governance Ofsted: The role of Governors in an Ofsted is crucial and there will be judgements and comments made about the quality of governance in any Section 5 report. This session will be led by Wendy Tomes who is CEO of the Sidney Stringer Multi Academy Trust as well as a National Leader of Education and an additional Ofsted Inspector.

Governance Data: This course is designed to support Governors in their role, around developing greater understanding of Progress 8 and KS4 accountability measures. This session will be delivered by Anna Ford who is the Senior Data Lead at Sidney Stringer Academy.

For more information about the above these courses and other sessions available, please contact the Local Authority Governor Support Service.

Cost: Each course cost £60 for schools that subscribe to the Governor Support Services. Book on via GovernorHub. £65 for non-subscribing schools.

Booking: To book on either or both courses please email:

Preparing for Ofsted as a Governor- more info…
Developing Greater Understanding of Progress 8 and KS4 accountability measures – more info…