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Types of Governors

The Governing Body is made up different types of Governors.

They are:

Staff Governors:

Headteacher plus 1 or 2 other members of staff. Elected by staff.

Parent Governors:

2 Parent Governors - from nominations and voted by parents if more candidates than vacancies.

Local Authority Governor:

1 Governor - application endorsed by local county councillor.

Co-Opted  Governors - remaining up to total of 11 Governors - these are agreed by the Governing Body, based on skills required.

On occasions there may be Associate Governors, agreed by the Governing Body, who have the skills required, but will not participate in votes.