Welcome to the School Governor pages

The Director of Children's Services' Report to School Governing Boards

The briefing for the Director of Children's Services' Report to School Governing Boards will take place on Thursday 30th January 2020, at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School, Selkirk Drive, Holmes Chapel, CW4 7DX, 6:30PM-8PM. 

Refreshments will be available from 6pm. Please be aware that there is another event on at the venue and parking may be limited. 

To reserve a place, please contact the School Governance Team.

Governor training programme for 2019/2020

The Governor training programme for 2019/20 (PDF, 674KB) is now available, it includes three revised induction modules which cover the knowledge aspects of the 2017 ‘Competency Framework for Governance’.

To book a place on any of the courses in the programme, please contact the School Governance Team.

For further details, please visit the Governor Training page.

School governor resources

The DfE Governance Handbook

The Handbook provides information about the role and legal duties of Governing Boards in maintained schools and academies (including free schools).

The DfE Governance Handbook  (republished March 2019).

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