School governors

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About school governors

Governors are volunteers who play a very important role in schools, providing critical friendship, challenge and support.

Governors can be parents of children at the school, or people from local community and businesses, of all ages and backgrounds, who bring with them a range of useful skills and experiences. People like you.

Make a difference to children’s lives in your area by becoming a school governor.

Find out about being a school governor

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming a school governor, fill in the governor registration form to register your interest.

Alternatively, you can contact Governor Services. They can answer any question you have and send you a form to fill in.

Register your interest

Parent governor representatives

Parent governor representatives are parent governors who have been elected to represent the views of all parents.

They regularly attend and contribute to the council’s Overview and Scrutiny Commission.

Read more about parent governor representatives

Contact information

Governor Services