School governors

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


Lambeth Governor Services provides a telephone advice line and regular written briefings and guidance for governors, headteachers and clerks, along with a comprehensive central training and development programme. Training is available locally and governors are provided with information and advice to support them in their work.

There are also termly briefing meetings for chairs of governing boards and clerks, and training and skills meetings on national and local developments. The training and development programme is informed by training and skills governors.