Governor school visits: your how-to guideFree sampleFind out what to do before, during and after your school visits, including if you're doing a remote visit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Be clear on what's expected of you with our dos and don’ts, and use our template reports to take notes on your monitoring visits and learning walks.
How to monitor your school effectivelyEven the most ambitious school improvement plans won't yield results without proper monitoring. Work out the best way to organise and deploy your governors in a way that works for your school.
Strategic vs operational: practical examplesGovernors should set the school's strategy and hold senior leaders to account - not get involved in the day-to-day running of the school. Sometimes it's hard to walk this fine line, but our practical examples will help you clarify your role.