Our guides for governance professionals set out what you need to know about governance in different school structures and what it means for your role.

These guides will be is particularly useful if you are:

  • beginning your governance professional career
  • considering working in different governing structures  
  • adapting to a different governing structure

Download maintained schools governance guide (PDF)

Download academy trusts governance guide (PDF)

Download academy committee (LGB) governance guide (PDF)

The guides cover:

  • the governing documents you should refer to
  • your role in the election and appointment of board members
  • your role in key areas of compliance
  • procedural documents

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