The Government has recently published information on how to arrange a review of governance for your school and improve the performance of your governing body.

You can find the full article here.

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated its list of statutory policies for schools. Changes include updating the advice about the Teachers Pay policy to reflect performance related pay – this policy must now be reviewed annually. There is also a new link to DfE asbestos management advice and amended advice about delegating approval of the Child Protection policy.

You can find a copy of the latest Governors handbook produced by the Department for Eductaion here.

It contains information about the role and legal duties of governing bodies in maintained schools and academies (including free schools).