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Size and membership of the governing body

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Last updated on 30 June 2016
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What are some guidelines for the size and membership of the governing body? We look at the requirements for the composition of the governing body for maintained schools, academies and free schools. You will also find answers to some frequently asked questions.

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Contents

  1. 1 Constitution of the governing body: maintained schools
  2. 2 Constitution of the governing body: academies and free schools
  3. 3 Are governing bodies limited to one LA/staff governor?
  4. 4 Parents on the governing body
  5. 5 Members of the SLT on the governing body: FAQs

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