School governors

Who can be a school governor

You can become a school governor if you're:

  • Over 18
  • Wanting to help children reach their full potential
  • Interested in education
  • Enthusiastic and ready to learn
  • A team-player
  • Comfortable asking questions
  • Ready to spend time attending meetings, reading papers and getting to know your school

You don't need any special qualifications to become a school governor. Schools are looking for people with energy, experience and fresh ideas, and you'll be offered support and training.