Governors, trustees and local governors need an enhanced DBS check
This must include a barred list check if an individual is in 'regulated activity' – for a full definition, see pages 174 to 176 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023.
Associate members of:
- Academies (where this refers to people who sit on committees of the trust board but who are not trustees) must have an enhanced DBS check and a section 128 check
- Maintained schools do not need a DBS check
Clerks don’t need DBS checks, unless they work from a school and have an opportunity for ‘regular contact’ with children, in which case they need an enhanced DBS check with