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School website: publishing information about the governing board

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updated on 20 November 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What information should we publish about governors? We set out the information that maintained schools, academies and MATs should publish on their websites. You will also find a downloadable KeyDoc checklist, relevant to your school type, to help you check your school's compliance.

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  1. 1 Requirement to publish governance arrangements 
  2. 2 Maintained schools
  3. 3 Academies
  4. 4 Update information regularly
  5. 5 Selecting date of appointment
  6. 6 Governors not wanting to be identifiable
  7. 7 Other website information

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