Meet statutory governance requirements in your primary school

All of our training and resources have been designed in line with the latest DfE, Ofsted and wider government guidance to help primary school governing bodies achieve compliance and meet their legal requirements.

Competency Framework for Governance
Guidance on the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed for effective governance
Governance Handbook
Guidance that sets out the government’s vision and priorities for effective governance, including the board’s legal duties and core functions
Governance Structures and Roles
Guidance explaining how governing boards are structured and descriptions of the roles and responsibilities of members
Behaviour and Discipline in Schools: Guide for Governing Bodies
Statutory guidance for governing bodies on their role in creating their school's behaviour policy
Statutory Policies for Schools and Academy Trusts
Guidance on the policies and documents that governing bodies and proprietors of different settings must have
Constitution of Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools
Statutory guidance setting out the arrangements for the constitution of governing bodies of all local-authority-maintained school
Due Diligence in Academies and Maintained Schools
Best practice guidance around due diligence to make sure all stakeholders understand the information needed to informed decisions about transferring a school into a new academy trust

Raise standards in your primary school across all areas of governance

Clarify roles and responsibilities, upskill the whole governing board and make sure governors and trustees at your primary school have the knowledge and skills they need to deliver effective governance and become the driving force for high education standards and positive pupil outcomes.