New governors

Information to help you in your new role as a school governor.

Information you should receive

On starting your new role, you should be given information from your school including:

  • Minutes from last three governing body meetings
  • School prospectus
  • School improvement plan
  • Plan of the school
  • List of governors and members of staff.

Visiting the school

Your head teacher may invite you to visit the school in order to:

  • Introduce you to key members of staff
  • Help you get familiar with the building
  • Give you an opportunity to ask questions.

Link governor

Your link governor is often the person who will be responsible for helping you settle into your new role.

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