Making a difference

January 26 2018

If you are looking for a way to make a difference in your local community, there are few better ways than by becoming a school governor.

If you are looking for a way to make a difference in your local community, there are few better ways than by becoming a school governor. Education is such a fundamental way for us all to invest in our future, through the development of our young people. As a school governor, you can help to shape education in your community, benefitting local children, teachers and schools. 

Anyone can become a school governor; you do not need a knowledge of schools or education, just the ability and willingness to learn and develop new skills, a strong commitment to improving outcomes for children, and good inter-personal skills. As a governor, you will be part of the group ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction in the school, playing an important role both in the school and its wider community.  

Governors attend regular meetings (usually approximately twelve per year), and be offered continuing professional development provided free by the Governor Development Service.

Sefton Park Infant and Junior Schools are currently recruiting from the local community for governors with a wide range of interests and backgrounds including law, finance, budgeting, HR, local authority, safeguarding, community inclusion, business, environment, science, the arts . . . etc.

For information on becoming a school governor at any of our local schools, please contact SGOSS (Governors for Schools) on info@sgoss.org.uk or see their website www.sgoss.org.uk