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Our Best Book Award - voting deadline Friday 24 May

Leicester Libraries are now in the final stages of this year’s Our Best Book award, having enjoyed some fabulous online author sessions which should help your children vote.  Participating schools are asked to carry out individual voting in class in way that works for your school.  Find out more.


Co-opted governor appointments

The School Governance (Constitution) Regulations 2012 contain an explicit requirement that all appointed governors “have the skills required to contribute to effective governance and the success of the school”.

Further information

The Role of the Co-opted Governor 

Skills Audit

The NGA model skills audit is based on the DfE's Competency Framework for Governance and helps governing boards to identify skills gaps and the skills prospective governors can bring to the board.

NGA Skills Audit

The NGA has produced skills audits for single/maintained schools and MAT trust boards. A matrix to collate and analyse the results is also available on the site. 

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