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Frequently Asked Questions
Are the Minutes of governing body meetings confidential?
Can a Deputy Head regularly attend governing body meetings and take part in proceedings?
Can anyone attend a governing body meeting?
How do I go about placing an item on the agenda for a future governing body meeting?
How much notice do you need to give before the meeting?
How often does the governing body have to meet?
I am a new clerk and not sure how the agenda should be organised?
If a governing body meets no more than three times a year can two of the meetings be held in one term?
If a governor has missed meetings for a continuous period of 6 months, although apologies have always been sent to the clerk in advance, can they be disqualified?
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?
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