Parental involvement

All state schools invite parents to contribute to the running of the school by becoming a Parent Governor. Other Governor's come from the local community, including businesses. You do not need any special skills or qualifications just a genuine interest in helping schools.


  • Department for Education
    Tel 0870 000 2288
  • The National Association for School Governors
    Tel 0121 643 5787
    Tel 020 7229 0200 (Helpline)
  • Surrey County Council's Governor Support Officer
    Tel 0845 6 009 009 or alternatively contact your local school directly.