Foundation Governor Appointments

Process & Forms for Nominations to the DBE

The procedure outlined below must be followed for new Foundation Governor appointments and for those who have already completed a term(s):

Deadlines for Returning Nomination Forms & References

The nomination form and the incumbent reference must be sent to to enable the appropriate sub-committee of the Board of Education to consider the nomination. The committee meets 3 times per year and there is no delegated authority.

Having a gap in a term of office or a vacancy on the Governing Body can be inconvenient and may cause difficulties that can easily be avoided. It is important therefore to ensure that applications are submitted in good time so that they can be processed and approved without leaving a gap. The following timescales are intended to clarify the timescales within which paperwork needs to be submitted and completed (i.e. with PCC approval, incumbent reference).