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Become a school governor
How to volunteer as a school governor, and what you need to do in the role.
What school governors do
Our schools need committed and engaged governors from a range of backgrounds, who can bring different insights and experiences to their governing boards.
School governors make sure the school provides good quality education for all children.
When you become a school governor you'll become a member of the school governing board.
School governors work with the headteacher and senior leadership team to set the school's vision, aims and objectives.
making plans for the school's future
being accountable for the school's performance
making decisions about money and the school's budget
appointing the headteacher
This short video offers a unique insight into what’s involved, with 2 school governors talking about their role and how rewarding they find it.