Link governors

  • Data analysis: role of the link governor
    Not all governors need to be data experts, but your board should have at least 1 person with the skills to interpret the data they're given. Understand what this link governor role involves and how best to deploy your data specialists.
  • Pupil premium: questions to ask
    See our list of questions to ask your pupil premium lead about how your school uses this funding to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. Use the questions in link governor visits or in relevant committee meetings.
  • Questions to ask subject leaders
    Be clear on what questions to ask when meeting subject leaders on school visits or at board and committee meetings, so you can challenge and support them.
  • SEND: questions to ask
    Find out what questions to ask your special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO) about your school's provision for pupils with SEND and what to look out for in their answers. Download our questions to take with you to your meeting.