My Governor Story – Alex Langford-Pollard

With School Governors’ Awareness Day approaching, we’re celebrating the story of young governor Alex Langford-Pollard, who volunteers at Kings’ Academy Prospect in Reading and is a Manager within the Large and Complex group at Deloitte. Alex chatted to us about what inspired him to become a school governor, why…

My Governor Story – Sarah Amissah

Sarah Amissah is a Vice Chair of Governors at Laycock Primary School in North London and works as a Computing Curriculum Coordinator within Islington.

Feed pupils’ imaginations this National Storytelling Week

With National Storytelling Week upon us, there’s never been a better time for governors to turn their attention to the magic of literature. Taking place from Monday, 30th January to Sunday, 5th February, the week represents an opportunity for educators to promote the power of storytelling, improve literacy efforts, and…

My Governor Story – Will Bellamy

We’re delighted to bring you our first governor story of 2023. We are always keen to showcase the dedicated work of our volunteers, and this month, we shine a spotlight on Vice-Chair Will. Will Bellamy is a governor at a primary school in the South West of England and currently…

Short read: Governors for Schools 2022 roundup

As the autumn term draws to a close, we’re excited to be wrapping up a successful year full of campaigns, conferences, and new governor and trustee appointments. We’re grateful for everyone who has connected with us in 2022, whether as a volunteer, school, trust, or partner organisation. Your commitment to…

Short read: Governors for Schools releases update on our 125,000 Challenge

As the Autumn term draws to a close, we’re delighted to report a highly successful first term for our 125,000 challenge. Through our work with our wonderful corporate partners, we aim to place enough governance volunteers into enough schools and academies to have a collective impact on 125,000…

Short read: Celebrating our ‘Boards Against Bullying’ campaign

Today marks the end of Governors for Schools’ ‘Boards Against Bullying’ campaign, a month-long initiative to raise awareness about how governors can tackle bullying in schools. Over the past few weeks, we’ve explored how bullying can profoundly affect young people’s lives, as well as the ways in which governors…

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