Training for School Governors

Training for School Governors

The School Governor Service has a programme  of virtual training for the Autumn term 2021 (more courses are added as we go through the year). 

The list of training available can be accessed on 

Go to the Training & events tab, use the keyword 'governor'.


School Governor Service - Training for Governors

The purposeof the training programme is to support governors in the effective strategic management of all schools and academies, to enable the best possible educational outcomes for children across the district and improve further education and job prospects for them.

Course cost to 31 March 2022: The School Governor Service Training Programme is pay-as-you-go, the school will be invoiced for courses booked. The cost is £57 per governor per session (£150 for the Introduction to Governance 5 hour course delivered over two sessions and the Chairing the Board 5 hours sessions) with Network meetings charged at £35. Finance webinar is £35. Some sessions such as the cyber awareness and Chairs&Governor Develoment Group are free for all governors. The Governor Briefing termly sessions are free for 'Advice&Guidance' subscribers (£35 for non-subscribers).

Virtual- all courses are currently planned as virtual courses through to end of Autumn term 2021 - this will be reviewed as the Covid-19 situation changes.

Autumn Term Training Programme 

To Book: Please logon to website


email your booking to with your full name, the name of the school to be charged for the course, the name and date of the course, your phone number. - governors not already logged in can click on Login using their school email address and click 'forgotten password'- you can then set your own password and use this moving forward. If you change your email address please ensure your clerk is aware so they can update the website/ or advise All training booked by a governor will need to be checked out of the 'shopping basket ' by the school finance authorised user. Please search for courses on the 'Training & Events' tab, select provider 'School Governor Service' to see all  SGS governor courses.


The School Governor Service  also offers:

  • On-Demand Training - one of our prospectus courses delivered just for your school/group (max 20 delegates)  1 hour session £150 per group /2 hours £200 per group. To express an interest and discuss your requirements please contact

  • Bespoke Training - tailored to your needs. Please ask for a quote - contact

The  details of  the subscriptions for Advice and Clerking and other School Governance support services  can be found on the website



Future Training courses for School Governors in Bradford District: if you wish to put forward ideas/ requests please email or contact 01274 439400.



Contact School Governor Service on e-mail


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