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Please note the following events we are holding:-

We are holding the next  Autumn “virtual” Clerks’ Information Update by Zoom – on TUESDAY 7th Spetember 2021  at 5.00 p.m.  As always, every Clerk is welcome to attend.  Please register your interest prior to the meeting with our Secretary, Sue Leek at  If necessary we may arrange a second “virtual” meeting to cater for numbers.


Future Clerks’ Information Updates will be held as follows:


Please note that further information regarding the ECA Clerks Conference due to be held on Tuesday 19th October 2021 can be found on the Events and Conference page.

All events can be booked at



2021 Summer Term Briefings for Clerks

2021 Spring Term Briefings for Clerks

2020 Autumn Term Briefings for Clerks

2020 Summer Term Update for Clerks

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Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education DRAFT guidance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