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Policies & procedures

Appointing or removing governors

Learn how governors are appointed or elected and the procedure for removing governors from the board.


Your school's instrument of government will tell you the number and type of governors and how they are appointed. The process varies according to the category of governor.

This page covers:

  • the different categories of governor, whether they are appointed or elected and who by
  • considerations for removing governors
  • the procedure for removal and appeals

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