Release date: 04/06/2020

The Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson MP, has written to all trustees and governors, thanking them for the “profound and inspiring leadership” they continue to provide to schools and groups of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly for dedicating their support to school leaders.

The letter applauds the ongoing commitment and dedication of governing boards across the country, emphasising the importance of partnership at this time, urging boards to continue to work closely with executive leaders as well as engaging with local authorities.   

Williamson also writes that those operating in schools and colleges are best place to make important decisions for their pupils during this time

NGA's COVID-19 specific guidance is also available to all governing boards.

Letter from secretary of State

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