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Governors' Handbook 2016

This link is to the latest version of the DfE Governance Handbook.

The Round Hill Governors' Handbook can be accessed below. Version 3.9 was uploaded 21.11.16. The Handbook includes the following sections.


  1. Introduction
  2. Constitution of the Governing Body
  3. Rules and regulations
  4. Governing Body responsibilities and the committee structure
  5. Individual governors roles and responsibilities
  6. Positions and procedures
  7. Understanding your role, the governing body and the school

 Useful addresses and sources


National Governors' Association

Offers membership to governing bodies and to individual governors.  Acts as a national voice for all governors.  Provides regular newsletters and papers on topics relevant to governors.



Nottinghamshire Schools' Portal

(formerly WIRED)

Nottinghamshire County Council Schools portal

Access to general information, documents and resources necessary to support to work as a Governor

User name - 8912901
Password – (please ask school office to supply)

Once logged in, click on "Governors" under Services on the right-hand side


Nottinghamshire Association of Governors

Meeting dates are advertised in the Nottinghamshire Governor magazine