As Pride Month draws to a close, Governors for Schools is pleased to share the news that we’ve recruited 53 volunteers from the LGBTQ+ community since the beginning of April – 7.4% of our total recruitment number. According to the most recent census data, around 3.1% of the UK…
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This week’s ‘All Pupils, Every Ambition’ article has been guest-written by Fabienne Crocket, UK Cost of the School Day Practitioner at Child Poverty Action Group. In it, Fabienne explores the economic barriers some children face when it comes to accessing culturally enriching experiences, as well as how governors and…
Wondering what it’s like to join the governing board of an independent school? What challenges does the role involve? What are the advantages of volunteering within the independent sector? To find out the answers to these questions (and more), we caught up with Manu Gupta, who has been a governor…