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Become a school governor

The role of a school governor is to:

  • take a strategic overview of school-related issues
  • support, promote and protect the school, its pupils and staff
  • be a visible form of accountability

School governors do not have to be experts in education. That's the role of teaching staff. The headteacher will always manage how the school itself is run.

To find out more about being a school governor, visit the Inspiring Governance website.

Apply to become a school governor