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COVID-19 resource hub: governing your school during coronavirus

Practical advice and resources to help you every step of the way

Latest news and developments affecting schools

Your role and how to work with your school now

From September:

Longer term - school recovery:

More widely:

If parents approach you: now, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to avoid mixed messages. If parents come to you with questions or complaints about the school, refer them directly to the headteacher, or to your school’s complaints procedures.

How to hold and manage your meetings

Support with key tasks this term

Approving key changes due to coronavirus

Budget approval

Policy approval

School improvement planning

Recruitment and induction

Performance management

  • Approving pay recommendations this year (coming soon)
  • Headteacher appraisal this year (coming soon)

Support for your school leaders

Make sure your headteacher and their leadership team know they can use our COVID-19 resource hub on The Key for School Leaders for the latest information on dealing with the challenges this situation presents. We're adding to it daily.

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 spread the best of how schools and boards are working together under these difficult circumstances to help guide others. 

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