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Frequently Asked Questions
Can the headteacher vote in teacher governor elections?
Can the headteacher vote in the election of chair process?
Does the acting headteacher assume the role of headteacher governor whilst the headteacher is away from school due to sickness absence or secondment?
Does the clerk have to seek nominations for chair and vice-chair prior to the governing body meeting at which the election will take place?
How long can a governor serve on a governing body?
How long is the term of office for a governor?
If a governor is unable to attend a meeting and a decision has to be made, can they send their vote i.e. vote by proxy?
Local elections have just taken place and one of the LA governors has lost their seat, they have 2 years left on their term of office. Are they still a governor?
What are the different categories of governor that make up a governing body?
What are the principles to being a member of governing body?
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