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Apply to be a school governor

Support for new school governors

On appointment all new governors will receive an induction pack and a copy of the local authority's termly training directory, which will include:

  • an induction course for new governors covering roles and responsibilities
  • training courses on a wide range of subjects to increase knowledge and personal skills and abilities
  • advice, support and guidance from the governor support team and helpline at the local authority
  • support from the headteacher and chairperson of the governing body
  • access to the Department for Education support materials, courses and conferences
  • Information about courses and 'how to apply'

All governing bodies in the borough buy into the St Helens Governor Training Scheme. All of our latest courses and governor training application forms are available in a termly governor training directory.