Governor and trustee pack templates

Get your governors or trustees up to speed quickly with our template governor packs. Give them all the essential school and trust information and policies they need, right at their fingertips. We've also included a customisable school-on-a-page (SOAP), including a top-level version for MAT trustees.

Last reviewed on 19 April 2022
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  1. Download the governor pack template
  2. Download the school-on-a-page template
  3. Articles to help you put the pack together and support your governors

This governor pack template is aimed at:

  • Maintained school governors
  • Local governors on local governing bodies (LGBs)
  • Trustees in single academy trusts

If you're a trustee in a multi-academy trust (MAT), click on the 'MAT trustees' tab above for your own version of this template. 

Download the governor pack template

  • Follow the instructions on the cover page
  • Make any changes highlighted in yellow
  • Insert/adapt information as you need
  • Share with your governors at the start of each year and with new governors as part of induction
Download: governor pack template DOCX, 111.6 KB

Download the school-on-a-page template

You might want to include a school-on-a-page (SOAP) in your governor pack – a quick snapshot of where your school is at the beginning of the term or year. You can include your own, or use our customisable template:

Download: school-on-a-page template DOCX, 101.4 KB

Policies – most policies will come from the school leadership, but there are a few

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