Last reviewed on 22 November 2023
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Here are the headline issues you're likely to cover in your full governing board meeting this term. Read on to understand each issue and feel prepared with further reading and questions you can ask to interrogate the agenda items effectively.

Monitor how attendance is going

Attendance isn't where it should be for many schools this year – if this is the case in your school, you'll want to check in and make sure your leaders are doing everything they can to promote good attendance.

You could ask your headteacher to include attendance in their report, if they don't already do this, so you have the figures to discuss.

Read more about your role in improving school attendance, and ask leaders some of the questions below:

Think about wellbeing and