01/16 Categories of governors

All governing bodies have a core group of governors consisting of:

  • parent governors;
  • teacher governors;
  • staff governors;
  • LA governors;
  • the headteacher (acting in the capacity of a governor where this is his/her choice).

In addition, governing bodies will also consist of some of the following governors, depending on the type of school:

  • community governors;
  • additional community governors;
  • representative governors;
  • foundation governors;
  • partnership governors;
  • sponsor governors;
  • associate pupil governors (secondary schools only).

Published: 5/02/2016