School governance is an important and complex role, carried out by volunteers, who are legally responsible as a corporate body for a wide range of key decisions in relation to the school, its pupils and staff. The governing body must provide appropriate challenge and support and hold the school and its leadership to account.
Quality support is essential to efficient and effective governance.
To support effective governance through providing a clear understanding of the statutory responsibilities of governing bodies and giving examples of best practice. Thus developing the knowledge and skills of governors, equipping them for the important role in school leadership.
To help governing bodies to fulfil their strategic role in securing school improvement, through the effective delivery of a range of high quality support and development services, incorporating the key values of autonomy, self-evaluation and challenge.
Our service areas
Governor clerking service
Amerjit Sahota - Service manager
T: 01484 414701
We work with school leaders and governors on a daily basis to provide support which enables efficient and effective governance, in order to maximise school improvement and ensure statutory duties are met. Our extensive information, advice, training and practical support is available to school leaders, governors, their committees and clerks of both maintained schools and academies. The services we provide play a vital part in helping to ensure that governing bodies are fully aware of their statutory responsibilities and all the necessary procedures involved, together with the knowledge and skills to create a more effective governing body.
Our thorough understanding of the increased autonomy of governors of all categories of schools, combined with knowledge of national and local initiatives, makes us best placed to provide a quality service to your governing body.
We also work with a range of professional partners and national bodies to ensure we provide up-to-date,quality support to governing bodies.
How to buy
Please complete the School Governor Service Buyback form
Supporting governing body efficiency and effectiveness