This page contains a number of model policies and procedures produced by the council that have been recommended to schools for adoption.
As a School Governor you could play an important role in shaping the future of the local education service.
The Governance Service provides a comprehensive, professional, administrative and advisory service to support School Governors, Chairs and Headteachers through a selection of packages available.
A training programme is available that offers a variety of courses covering issues involved in the roles and responsibilities of Governing Bodies.
The recruitment of a new member of staff is an important responsibility and should be given the necessary time and effort to ensure it is done correctly.
The Clerk is the official channel of communication to and from the Governing Body.
Local Authority Governor representatives
All Governing Bodies of community, community special, foundation, voluntary aided and voluntary controlled schools can agree on a model for the size and membership of their Governing Body based on what best suits the circumstances of that school.
What to expect at a School Governors’ meeting
School Governors need to establish working relationships with many different people. The key partners are identified below.