Elections to the governing board

  • Governor elections: voting systems
    Be clear on the rules surrounding elections and what different systems you can use – both online and in person – including how to make sure voting is safe and secure.
  • Parent governor/trustee elections
    If you're the chair or clerk, follow this process to make sure you carry out parent governor/trustee elections efficiently, and in line with the rules.
  • Parent governor/trustee elections: documents
    If you're responsible for organising parent governor/trustee elections, use our template documents to save you time and make sure the process runs smoothly. Download our template letters to parents, ballot paper and candidate form.
  • Staff governor elections
    If you're a chair or clerk, be clear on the process for electing a staff governor so your election is compliant and runs smoothly.