School governors

Use this guide to learn more about what a school governor’s role is, and apply to become a school governor.

Apply to be a school governor

If you are interested in becoming a governor of a Lambeth school, you can apply using our application form.

Please read the information on the previous pages before completing the application form.

Applicants are asked to check their Junk/Spam folder regularly or add to their safe email contact list.

Who can use this service?

Anyone who is aged 18 or over and not disqualified under the School Governance Constitution Regulations England 2007 or 2012, is eligible for the role.

You do not need to be a parent or have any particular qualifications to become a governor. Enthusiasm and a desire to make a difference are the most important qualities a volunteer can have.

Online application to be a school governor

Next steps

Once we have received your completed online form, we aim to respond fully within 10 working days.

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