Training for School Governors

Training for School Governors

The School Governor Service has a programme  of virtual training for the Spring Term 2023

The list of training available can be accessed on 

Go to the Training & events tab, select provider as 'School Governor Services'.

A downloadable pdf list of course with dates and times is also available, please click here


For the list of courses remaining for Autumn 2022, please click here


School Governor Service - Training for Governors

The purpose of 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.

Pay-as-you-go training (not by subscription): The School Governor Service Training Programme is pay-as-you-go, the school will be invoiced for courses booked. The cost is £59* per governor per session (£155 for the Introduction to Governance 5 hour course delivered over two sessions and the Chairing the Board 5 hours sessions) with webinars e.g. finance Webinar, SFVS webinar £35 per applicant. The  Chairs & Governor Develoment Group is free for all governors. The Governor Briefing termly sessions are free for 'Advice&Guidance' subscribers (£35 for non-subscribers).

Virtual online or face to face - most courses are virtual courses held on TEAMS however some are face to face and these are clearly marked in the programme. 

eLearning courses are also available through and are priced at £35. 

To Book and for further details:

booking requires a login



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.

* Price to 31 March 2023. Courses from 1 April 2022 are £59 per short course, £155 day courses (or 2 session courses like the Introduction to Governance course or the Chairing the Board 2 part course). - 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 email


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