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Parent Governor Election

September 22, 2020

Dear parent


Parent Governor Election

One vacancy exists at your child’s school for a Parent Governor with immediate effect. Governors serve a four year term and the Management Committee will comprise:

1 Local Authority Representative Governor

              1 Parent Governors

              2 Staff Governors (inc. Headteacher)

              8 Co-Opted Governors


I am writing to you, on behalf of Education Services, to seek nominations for this Parent Governor positions.  You would be expected to attend Management Committee meetings at least once a term and the powers of the Management Committee broadly are:

Working alongside the Headteacher, governors’ responsibilities now include :-

  • attending meetings regularly and contributing to discussions.  Governing Boards must meet at least three times per year.
  • helping to establish the aims, policies and objectives of the school, and how standards of education can be improved
  • helping to draw up the School Development Plan setting the school budget and monitoring expenditure

To read more and print the application form – Parent Governor Letter Sept 2020


Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear  SR3 4EE

Tel: 0191 561 5777

Office Opening Times

Mon-Thurs: 8am – 4:30pm

Friday: 8am – 4pm

Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA

Tel: 0191 561 4777



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