Please find below the resources for your particular area:
- Go-Governance Newsletters
- Diocesan Guidance
- DfE & CES
- The Year of Communion
- 'The God who Speaks'
- Admission Appeals
- Schools Capital Funding
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 Governor leaflet.
For details of the schools within the Diocese that currently have vacancies for Foundation Governors, see our Schools with Governor Vacancies as at 4th May 2021 list.
If you have any queries about the Foundation Governor role, please contact Bill McEntee, Governance Officer firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07710094976.
One way to support Catholic education in the Diocese, is to become a ‘Clerk to Governors’ for the governing body of one of our schools. For details of the schools within the Diocese that currently have a vacancy for a Clerk to Governors, see our Schools with Clerk to Governor Vacancies list.
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.