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Chairing Full Governing Body Meetings: your complete guide

Download our booklet which includes top tips for your Chair of Governors on how to chair a full governing board meeting – covering how to prepare in advance, stick to time and keep things on track. You will also find our audit to evaluate how effective your current meetings are.

Chairing full governing body meetings



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This enclosed booklet contains just a selection of the resources on The Key for School Leaders that can support school business professionals in their role. Please see below for just some of the resources that we have available on each of the core areas outlined in the ISBL standards:

> Leading and developing support services – hundreds of examples of policies from schools and other organisations, downloadable template forms and reports

> Procurement – good practice procurement case studies, template service level agreements, template invitations to tender, monthly summaries of grants and fundraising opportunities

> Infrastructure – guidance on school computing infrastructure design and installation, examples of asset registers and inventories and templates for logging school property

Human resources – summaries of school leaders’ pay and progression, guidelines for setting objectives for support staff, employment law guidelines, job descriptions and interview questions

Marketing – marketing guidance for schools, example brochures used to advertise schools, guidance on using social networking to promote the school

Finance – guidelines for benchmarking school spending, budget checklists, list of returns for academies