Welcome to

Alkborough Primary School

What are the Benefits of Being a School Governor?

A School’s Governing Body is made up of co-opted Governors, parent Governors and Local Authority Governors. There are several reasons why you might want to become a school governor.

Firstly, it is a way to contribute locally, and to society as a whole, through improving children’s education, opportunities, and futures. Your actions and your skills could help our Federation to develop and become more effective in teaching and providing for our pupils.

You could also have an impact on the important decisions that are being made in our community. For example, governors have recently been developing a vision and values for the school which underpins our teaching and learning, developing confident, happy individuals who thrive within our ever changing world.

Additionally, being a governor allows you to experience leadership, and develop your negotiation, influencing, and teamwork skills. This could help your professional development in any sector.

The role of school governor is both a challenging and rewarding one, and governors are influential over the success of a school. Through monitoring and evaluating progress, governors ensure that a school is running effectively. Plus, being a governor can help you to develop your career and have an impact on education in your community.

If you would like to find out more about this role and how you can apply to become a school Governor please get in touch and we will be happy to discuss this with you.

Welcome to

Alkborough Primary School

What are the Benefits of Being a School Governor?

A School’s Governing Body is made up of co-opted Governors, parent Governors and Local Authority Governors. There are several reasons why you might want to become a school governor.

Firstly, it is a way to contribute locally, and to society as a whole, through improving children’s education, opportunities, and futures. Your actions and your skills could help our Federation to develop and become more effective in teaching and providing for our pupils.

You could also have an impact on the important decisions that are being made in our community. For example, governors have recently been developing a vision and values for the school which underpins our teaching and learning, developing confident, happy individuals who thrive within our ever changing world.

Additionally, being a governor allows you to experience leadership, and develop your negotiation, influencing, and teamwork skills. This could help your professional development in any sector.

The role of school governor is both a challenging and rewarding one, and governors are influential over the success of a school. Through monitoring and evaluating progress, governors ensure that a school is running effectively. Plus, being a governor can help you to develop your career and have an impact on education in your community.

If you would like to find out more about this role and how you can apply to become a school Governor please get in touch and we will be happy to discuss this with you.