Become a school governor
Anyone who lives in the Borough can apply to be a school governor and help to set a school's strategic priorities.
School governors contribute to the work of the governing body or trust board to help ensure high standards of achievement for all children and young people in a school.
The governing body has 3 main functions:
- setting the school's vision, ethos, and strategic direction
- holding the headteacher to account
- overseeing the financial performance of the school
You do not need to have any previous experience of the education system to become a governor.
How to apply
You can apply to become a governor online.
If you would like to be a governor at a particular school, contact them directly.