School governors are an essential part of supporting and challenging a school to be the best it can for the children and young people they serve.

Governing bodies are the key strategic decision makers in every school and a key part of the overall system of school accountability. They have a vital role to play in driving up school and pupil performance and ensuring every child receives the best possible education.

To support Manchester’s school governors, these pages provide you with links and documents which can help ensure you have sufficient information and support in order for you to be an effective and confident school governor.