You are here:

Meetings between parents and governors

Ref: 4472
Last updated on 31 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
Is there information on running meetings between parents and governors? One of our associate education experts suggests tips for organising meetings with parents. We also link to examples of what to cover and how to report back to parents after the meeting.

Article tools

Want to read more?

To read this article in full, sign up for a free trial of The Key.

Membership starts from £1.10 per day and includes an unlimited number of logins for all of your governing body. If you join today, we'll also waive the £100 joining fee.

Membership gives school governors access to:

  • More than a thousand online articles, with information and resources to help governors get to grips with their role
  • Policy bank from schools and other organisations
  • Downloadable template forms and reports, and planners
  • Our unlimited 'Ask the expert' service
  • Pre-inspection resources, including questions that inspectors may ask
  • A weekly News Briefing


  1. 1 Must governors hold an annual meeting with parents?
  2. 2 The purpose of meetings with parents
  3. 3 How often and when should meetings be held?
  4. 4 A model for a meeting
  5. 5 Examples of parent forum agendas
  6. 6 Which governors should attend the meetings?
  7. 7 Reporting back on the meeting 

Article features

  • 7 external links

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.