BASG are working hard to ensure that we can support you in these difficult times of Coronavirus and the implications for schools by making the important information available to you as quickly as possible.
At the moment this broadly falls into support and Information through national and local information.
National Information and Guidance
The Key for school governors and Senior leaders is an up to date information service summarising the most important DFE and governor information and providing policy advice
This is an easily accessible service which in the current situation has its COVID 19 pages accessible to all Governors (without payment)
This is the link to relevant pages
Any additional information available on the Key site can be accessed by signing up for a 30 day free trial – (follow their links)
There is checklist document on the Key school Leaders section useful for planning and monitoring purposes
We have posted this for you to adapt and use.
National Governance Association (NGA)
From 12 March, NGA’s GOLDline is open for all those governing who have questions relating to the information sheet for governing boards on coronavirus. If you are not a NGA GOLD member and have a query relating to the coronavirus, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 237 3782. NGA GOLD members are asked to make a request through the usual route. https://www.nga.org.uk/Membership/GOLDline-The-NGA-Advice-service.aspx
We shall also use this area of our website to post details of local information from the local authority as and when it becomes available.