You are here:

Looked after children: role of the link governor

Ref: 4141
Last updated on 27 March 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
There is no statutory requirement to have a link governor for looked after children (LAC), but your LA might recommend it. Read examples of what the link governor role could look like, and what the overall responsibilities are of the governing board with regards to LAC and previously LAC.

Article tools


  1. 1 Link governor for LAC not a requirement
  2. 2 Role of the governing board
  3. 3 School example
  4. 4 LA example
  5. 5 Staff training

Article features

  • 5 external links

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.