This safeguarding and online protection information is for professionals and contains legal and general guidance on all aspects of bullying.
This page is for school Governors, specifically for any Governors with a lead on anti-bullying issues.
This page contains a number of model policies and procedures produced by the council that have been recommended to schools for adoption.
All schools are required to keep a register of any business or personal interest of the governors or staff employed at the school and the requirement to keep this register extends to the immediate families of governors and staff. These registers are maintained to protect public funds and help to prevent fraud and corruption by eliminating potential conflicts of interest. This page gives further details of this along with the relevant forms for governors and staff to use to report conflicts to their school.
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