Documents for Governors

This section includes a range of documents that governors will find useful in supporting their role. Many of these have been developed and adopted by the school (and its partners) over several years. We hope that, by having them all in one place, it makes life just a little easier for our governors.


 Document Title

Action Plan 2016 - 2017 
Clerk Job Description - March 2014 
Code of Conduct - September 2016
Delegated Decision Planner - September 2016
DfE Governor Handbook
Governor Allowances Policy - September 2016
Guide to Acronyms / Jargon Buster
Induction Policy - July 2016
Instrument of Government - March 2015
Link Areas 2016 - 2017 
Meeting & Agenda Planner 2016 - 2017
Policy & Key Documents Schedule 2016-17
Standing Orders September 2016
Terms of Reference - Leadership & Management Committee - September 2016
 Terms of Reference - Resources Committee - September 2016


National Governor Association


The NGA is an independent charity that aims to promote outstanding governance as a means of raising educational standards.

South Gloucestershire Governor Site

The school subscribes to this site (run by Integra Schools). Some content is restricted to subscribers. Our governors should email the clerk, Deb Barnard, if they need reminding of their username / password.

Department for Education

The DFE site contains specific guidance and advice for both school leaders and governing bodies.