Congratulations on applying to become a school governor – you’re now one step closer to making a difference in your community!

We will email you shortly to confirm receipt of your application. Please note that our emails can sometimes end up in a junk/spam email inbox so if you don’t hear from us, please be sure to check your junk/spam inbox. 

While you wait to be appointed, why not read our blog post detailing the support we offer school governors before, and after, they get into their role. You can also check out our ‘Welcome to school governance‘ resource that is only available to people who have applied to become a school governor through Governors for Schools.

Welcome to school governance

Become an Effective New School Governor eLearning series

Now that you’ve applied to become a school governor, why not check out our ‘Become an Effective New School Governor’ eLearning series?

This CPD-certified induction course is ideally suited to those new to education, with key language, regulations and acronyms explained so you can fully engage with meetings and visits early in your school governance role. Each section contains real examples of actions and questions – to help you develop best practice – as well as videos of current school governors speaking about their roles.

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Need further support?

Please don’t hesitate to email us at [email protected] if you have any questions about school governance or the process of being appointed.