Please find below the resources for your particular area:

You can apply online to be a School Governor

If you would like to apply to be a new Foundation Governor at a school within the Diocese, please complete our New Governor Nomination Form and the ‘DBS Self Declaration Form’ below.

If you are already a governor and wish to apply for another term of office at the same school, please complete our Renewing Governor Form and the ‘DBS Self Declaration Form’ below.

If you are a Priest or Deacon within the Diocese, please complete our Clergy Nomination Form and the ‘DBS Self Declaration Form’ below.

In addition to one of the above forms, the DBS Self Declaration Form must also be completed by all candidates.

For information about the role, please see our ‘Could you be a School Governorleaflet.

If you have any queries about the Foundation Governor role, please contact Bill McEntee, Governance Officer bill.mcentee@cliftondiocese.com or on 07710094976.

Letter to schools re new DBS Protocol for website

DBS Protocol for Foundation Governors Nov 2020

DBS Flowchart

Resignation Form June 2020

ACADEMY Director Undertaking Sample April 2020



Governor Training – Governors of Catholic Schools free online training 

The Catholic Education Service (CES) has developed online training modules to support all governors, that are free to enrol for and complete.

The first two modules ‘An Introduction to Catholic Education’ and ‘The Environment and Language of Catholic Education’ are on the CES Formatio Virtual Learning Environment website: http://formatio-ces.org/moodle/login/index.php.  This training can be undertaken in the comfort of your own home at a convenient time for you and all governors are encouraged to undertake it to help them in their governor role.