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Governors' codes of conduct: guidance and examples

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Last updated on 6 January 2017
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Should school governing bodies have a code of conduct? DfE guidance says governing bodies should have a code of conduct. We link to codes from a range of organisations and schools, and relay advice on what to do if a governor will not sign the code.

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Contents

  1. 1 Do we need a code of conduct?
  2. 2 Codes of conduct from local authorities
  3. 3 Codes of conduct from school governing bodies
  4. 4 Code of conduct from the Independent Association of Prep Schools
  5. 5 Codes of conduct that refer to safeguarding
  6. 6 Single codes of conduct for the whole school community
  7. 7 Governors who will not sign the code of practice

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