Becoming a governor

- I'm a Governor

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Volunteer as a school governor to help improve education in your community.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. You don’t have to be a parent or hold any qualifications. You’ll need to meet some legal requirements though, such as an enhanced DBS check - GOV.UK.

Who can become a governor?

You must be:

  • over 18
  • interested in children’s education
  • able to commit 5 to 8 hours a month
  • discreet, open minded and fair
  • able to share your ideas
  • enthusiastic and a team player
  • willing to undertake training and develop new skills

Apply to become a school governor

If you are interested in becoming a governor, then complete the form:

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