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How to become a governor

Find all the information you need to apply to be a school governor.
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The role of a governor

Information about who school governors are and what they do.

The benefits of being a governor

Here you can find information on the rewards of being a school governor.

Training and support for governors

Find out about our comprehensive induction and termly training programme to give governors the knowledge, skills and confidence to carry out their role effectively.

How to apply to become a school governor

You do not need specialist knowledge or qualifications to become a school governor. Caring about improving education, enthusiasm and an ability to work as a member of a team are some of the more important qualities in prospective governors.