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/carers, ballot paper and candidate form.

Last reviewed on 16 January 2024See updates
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  1. Use our collection of templates
  2. Understand the election process

If you're not sure, find out who's responsible for organising the election first.

Use our collection of templates

Download: parent governor trustee election documents DOCX, 521.9 KB

Our collection of templates includes a:

  • Candidate form and letter to parents/carers inviting candidates
  • Ballot paper and a letter to parents/carers outlining the voting procedure
  • Letter to the successful candidate(s)
  • Letter announcing the result to parents/carers

Be sure to contact your local authority (maintained schools), or check your articles of association (academies), to make sure you meet any specific election requirements.

Understand the election process

Let us guide you through the process from start to finish.

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