Governor Support ServiceBecoming a Governor
Types of governor and size of governing body
The attached Constitution of Governing Bodies – Statutory Guidance document, also found in the Procedures and Guidance section of this website, describes on pages 14-18 the different categories of governor, how they are appointed or elected, who is eligible for each role, and how many governors in each category maintained schools should have.
What governors do
This link from the NGA website (see the Useful Links section of this website) sets out in greater detail the role of the governor:
If you would like to become a governor in a Gateshead school, please contact John Finch at JohnFinch@gateshead.gov.uk.