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
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
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
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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Hillingdon Governors' Meeting Autumn 2018
The Hillingdon Governors’ Meeting will take place on 8th November 2018. The agenda is given below. To book a place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HGM Agenda Autumn 2018
There is now an even stronger emphasis on skills and competencies for those in a governance role. The purpose of this session is for governing board chairs and prospective chairs to develop their understanding of leading governance. If meetings are to be genuinely effective, the role of the chair is key. All who […]
This informal session considers the current hot topics, locally and nationally, for school governing boards.
Delivered by the Head of The Schools HR Co-operative and drawing from real examples of HR matters requiring governor support and intervention. This session sets out the why, where and how governors are involved, in supporting school policies and procedures, and the processes for HR policy consultation and ratification. Key examples will include […]
The aim of this session is to equip governors to make secure judgements when asked to ratify Headteachers’ decisions to permanently or long fixed term exclude pupils from roll. By the end of this session governors will be able to: Be confident with the current legislation and statutory guidance Contextualise exclusions within their safeguarding […]
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:
Information about the role:
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If your school is interested in the services provided by GSS, please contact us using the form below.