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COVID-19 resource hub: governing your school during coronavirus

Practical tips and tools to help you every step of the way
Your school is now open to all pupils. You can read our summary of the reopening guidance, and you'll find the detailed guidance from the DfE here.

Stay on top of the latest announcements

DfE guidance continues to change regularly. Click the 'save for later' star in the upper-right-hand corner of this article to be notified of all the changes.

Get your newest governors up and running

Chances are good that you've recently welcomed new members to your governing board.

You don't have to wait for in-person training to make a comeback. We can help get your newest governors off to a strong start with our on-demand training and easy-to-customise induction pack:

Carry on with business as usual

Even as life returns to normal, Covid-19 has left its mark across many of your processes and procedures. Find up-to-date information about what's changed and what's stayed the same here:

Carry on with your board and committee meetings
Manage complaints and appeals
Review exclusions
Monitor your school
Make wellbeing a priority
Stay on top of school finances
Keep up with your recruitment and induction efforts

If you need a new headteacher:

If you need a new governor or trustee:

Help us guide you and boards like yours

Tell us what you need help with, or how you're working with your school right now to overcome challenges, at We'll do our very best to support you. And we'll share the best of how schools and boards are working together under these difficult circumstances to help guide others. 

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