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How to prepare for your next governing board meeting

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Last updated on 19 April 2018
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Prepare fully for your governing board meetings to make sure you add value and can hold the school to account effectively. Download our pre-meeting checklist to stay on top of the agenda, get to grips with the critical information in the headteacher's report, and plan questions to ask.

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Contents

  1. 1 Address action points from previous meeting
  2. 2 Ask for agenda items to be added, if appropriate
  3. 3 Tips for reading your meeting pack at pace and with a critical eye
  4. 4 How to ask the right questions, plus example question stems
  5. 5 Review policies that need to be ratified

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