Many LAs, Diocesan Authorities and Community Councils will have their own procedures in place for the election and appointment of governors. Please contact your LA and / or Diocesan Authority for further advice.
This governor guide provides some generic guidelines only.
The Local Authority (LA) is responsible for the election process for parent, teacher and staff governors in:
For voluntary aided and foundation schools, the governing body is responsible for the election process, unless the governing body agrees to delegate responsibility to the Local Authority.
The guide includes procedures for the:
There are also model letters and ballot forms also.