Welcome to the Governor Support Service
The Governor Support Service is an independent service offering governor training, advice, guidance and support to all Hillingdon Schools. With over 20 years’ combined experience working within local authorities in Governor Support roles, we are able to offer local and legislative advice, support and training to school governors and clerks.More
Advice & Guidance
We provide governing bodies and schools with information, support, and advice to proactively promote and achieve outstanding governance.
Schools can access our full range of services by purchasing a service level agreement with us for 2018/2019, or schools can access the training on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. Please contact us for further information
WINNER - NGA Outstanding Clerk 2017
Angie Marchant of Colham Manor Primary School in Hillingdon was named outstanding clerk to a governing board at the National Governance Association’s (NGA) Outstanding Governance Awards 2017 on Tuesday 5 September. Read the press realease here: NGA Outstanding Clerk Award 2017
The Governor Support Service is very pleased to be able to offer Modern Governor online professional development for school governors and academy trustees from 1st April 2018.
Modern Governor Video Clip – Overview
Intro to Modern Governor CPD
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This is the first session of a three-part induction programme for those who are new or fairly new to school governance, including all categories of governors, senior leaders, clerks and associate members. Session 1 will focus on the ‘Key Roles and Responsibilities’ of the governing board, and explore the expectations of the governors’ role.
This is a three-part induction programme for those who are new or fairly new to school governance, including all categories of governors, senior leaders, clerks and associate members. Session 2, ‘Accountability’, will consider the governing board ‘s strategic responsibility for the educational performance of the school.
This is a three-part induction programme for those who are new or fairly new to school governance, including all categories of governors, senior leaders, clerks and associate members. Session 3, ‘Knowing Your School’, will consider different sources of school data to support governors in getting to know the real story behind how well the school […]
Delivered by Hillingdon School Finance Team, this session is essential for members of finance committees and for governors who would like to enhance their understanding of their school’s financial matters. The session will consider: • what a governing board’s responsibilities are for managing the school’s finances • how to support your school in setting and […]
Schools we work with often have vacancies for school governor volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, why not find out more?
Apply through GSS directly by completing the form below or click on the link below to volunteer through a charity we work with, Governors for Schools:
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If your school is interested in the services provided by GSS, please contact us using the form below.