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Policies and Guidance


Appointment of Governors

Diocesan guidance on appointment of governors 2022

 Code of Conduct for governors and director_2022

Foundation Governor Nomination Form (v2022)

Governance Handbook

Why the Church provides Catholic Schools (summary)

Catholic Education Service (CES) document

Department for Education documents

  • The list of DfE statutory policies can be found here
  • The Ofsted Inspection Handbook for Section 5 inspections can be found here
  • Academy Trusts Governance Guide - https://ww.gov.uk/guidance/-governance-in-acaedmy-trusts

Model Annual Statements for Academies & Schools

A link to Governor information on the Catholic Education Service website can be found here