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Please note the following events we are holding:-

  • The next Clerks’ Briefing  has been scheduled forTuesday 21 April 2020 at 5.00 p.m. at The Sandon School, Molrams Lane, Sandon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7AQ. This will also be the ECA’s Annual General Meeting.

    We are also holding an additional Clerks Information Update on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at Paxman Academy at 5.00 p.m. , Paxman Avenue, Colchester, CO2 9DQ. The contents of the meeting will be identical to that on 21/4/2020, with the exception of the AGM business.

All events can be booked at


2020 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2019 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2019 2nd Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2019 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

The Right People Around the Table 2nd version NGA

Succession Planning – Preparing Your Board for the Future NGA 2019

School Food in England Advice for Governing Boards

Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education DRAFT guidance

NGA Time to Chair a MAT

NCW Careers in Schools for Governors

Navigating the Educational Moral Maze ELC Report

Indicators for Potential Fraud A generic checklist for education providers

Implementing your school’s approach to pay Revised March 2019

Governance Handbook 2019

Final Peer Review Report Essex Exclusions

Fair access to schools – the impact of the appeals and waiting list system EPI

EEF Guide for School Governors and Trustees

ECA Clerks Briefing 2019 Summer Term Presentation

ECA Briefing DRAFT GB 2019 Summer Term agenda template

ECA 2019 Summer Term Briefing Information Update

Academies Account Directions 2018 to 2019

These are the links for other publications mentioned at the briefing

Complaints Procedures – best practice guidance
Supporting governing boards and trustees: reducing teacher workload
No deal preparations for Brexit for schools in England
Multiplication tables check
Deals for schools
Guides on admission appeals for school places
School resource management Self-Assessment Tool

2019 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2018 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2018 End of Term Celebration/Briefings for Clerks

2018 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2018 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2017 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks







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  • Regular briefing papers on topical subjects relevant to school governance.
  • Access to the dedicated website.
  • The opportunity to attend termly meetings to share good practice and
  • meet and network with other clerks.

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