Accept Cookies

This website uses cookies to help us know a little bit about you, how you use our website and improve the browsing experience. Manage cookies.

Skip to main content

Turner Schools Local Governing Bodies

Local Governing Bodies

At least three Trust-appointed advisors, known as Governors, plus up to two elected parent governors


  • To support the vision of the Trust
  • To govern admissions/exclusions/complaints
  • To monitor local standards
  • To act as critical friend to the Principal or Executive Principal
  • To represent the view of and engage with the local community
  • To advise upon and review the annual budgets
  • To review the school’s financial performance against budget, upholding the Trust’s Principles
  • To support appraisal/dismissal of Academy staff excluding Principal/Executive 
Principal if appropriate
  • To oversee safeguarding procedures at local level
  • To review local policy
  • To serve on sub-committees as required


Reports to board of Trustees through approved minutes, or via Trust Directors with membership of both bodies

Governed by:


Three times per year minimum