Resources for Governors

Exeter Diocesan Board of Education has a dedicated and long term relationship with the work of School Governing bodies.

The Schools Team offers advice and guidance on a wide range of issues specific to the governance of Church of England Schools. The appointment of all foundation governors is undertaken via the Diocese and we offer training to all church school governors, often in conjunction with our local authority partners.

Your contact for foundation governor appointments is Sarah Owen, Diocesan Education Adviser (Governance Support): Tel: 01392 294938, Email Sarah or Christina Mabin, Diocesan Education Adviser: Email Christina

Information for governors and clerks:

Governor Newsletter Spring 2018

Governance Handbook January 2017


Foundation Director Form 2018

Foundation Director reappointment Form 2018

Foundation Governor Form 2018

Foundation Governor Reappointment Form 2018

Model Code of Conduct Exeter Diocese 2018

Thinking Governance Programme Flyer

Governance in Multi Academy Trusts

Recruiting Foundation Governors information sheet


Guidance – Complaints against Governors

Useful links

Latest version of the Governance Handbook, Competency Framework for Governors and Competency Framework for Clerks

Church of England Vision for Education

Ofsted Guidance for Maintained schools

Church of England Education Office guidance for SIAMS inspections

Academies Financial handbook


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