Parent Governor Election

We are seeking a person who fits the following description:

· Currently has a child or children in our school

· Has an open and enquiring mind

· Shows a willingness to listen and make informed judgements

· Is able to work well with others

· Is interested in education generally and our school in particular

· Has a desire to play a part in improving our school

· Is willing to give time to attend meetings and training throughout the year

If you match the above description, you could be the very person to become a parent governor. Everyone has something to offer and we want people from as many backgrounds and interests as possible.

REWARD In return we can offer:

· An insight into the wider perspective of the school through long-term planning

· A chance to develop skills in strategic management

· The opportunity to work with our team of governors and staff in improving our school

· Training to develop an understanding of specific school management issues

· The support and assistance of a professional Governor Service

· A sense of achievement in making a difference to our school

· The pleasure of seeing children develop through education


The governing body of our school is responsible for:

 · Ensuring that pupils receive high quality education and that the conduct of the school reflects this aim

· Working with the Head Teacher on the strategic planning and management of the school

· Considering and agreeing the aims and policies of the school

· Discussing and approving the targets for improvement

· Assisting with appointing staff

· Setting and monitoring the budget

· Monitoring the performance of the school

· Listening to and reporting to the school’s stakeholders: pupils, parents, staff and the wider community, including local employers


If you are interested in joining us to help improve education for the children in our school, please complete a nomination form and return it to the School Office by 12 noon on 8 March 2021.  You can download a nomination form from below or request one from the School Office.  Please read all information accessible below beforehand.

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Contact Us

Hillside Specialist School and College

Ribchester Road, Longridge,
Preston, Lancashire, PR3 3XB

Liz Ascroft, School Business Manager

T| 01772 782205


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