Updated: Updated to include changes to law, including Disclosure and Barring Service checks and supplying information to the Secretary of State about those involved in governance. Also clarified information on governors’ access to training and parent governors.
This statutory guidance is for:
The guidance contains a table showing the constitution of governing bodies by category of governor (annex B).
There is also a model instrument of government (annex C).
Statutory guidance sets out what schools must do to comply with the law. You should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to.