Congratulations on joining a school board!

Becoming a school governor through Governors for Schools is the first step to improving educational provision for young pupils within your local community.

Just because you’re now in-post however, this doesn’t mean our support ends here. We have a library of free resources, campaigns, and materials on our website that you can take advantage of to help you enhance your knowledge of the role.

Follow us on social media at the links above the navigation bar to stay updated on everything we’re releasing to help you on your governance journey.

Spread the word!

We have thousands of school vacancies registered and would love to encourage more volunteers like you to apply. Sharing your good news could be the spark that encourages others to consider the role, and we receive lots of applications from people who have talked to colleagues, friends and family about joining a board.

If you’d like to share your new position on social media, you can download and use the image on the left (or download by clicking here). We’ve put some suggested wording below for you to share, but we know you’ll have your own story to tell so please do change it as you need to:


I’m happy to share that I’ve joined a school board. As a volunteer I’ll be serving my community, increasing educational standards and developing my own skills at the same time. I found my board role through the education charity Governors for Schools and they need more volunteers to fill the thousands of school board vacancies they have registered with them. Find out more about the role here: