Governance Services

Effective governance is crucial to the quality of school provision. So WTSA are developing bespoke services for Clerks, Local Governing Boards and Trustees of schools. We will continue to add resources and services to this page. To obtain the latest news please join our mailing list by contacting

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Governance Development Programme Spring 2021

WTSA is partnering with the Alliance for Leading Learning to offer a fully funded governor development programme for Warrington schools. The programme is led by an experienced National Leader of Governance (Michelle Foster, NLG) and will run over 6 twilight sessions and be delivered remotely via Zoom (to remain Covid safe) from 6-9pm on:

  • 11/01/21 Launch
  • 01/02/21 Challenge of Leadership
  • 08/03/21 Educational Improvement
  • 19/04/21 Financial Frameworks and Accountability
  • 17/05/21 Building an Effective Team
  • TBC (June 2021) Self-Improving Governance

For more information or support please contact

It is free to up to two governors from every school. More information is in contained in this programme flyer or go direct to book with Alliance for Leading Learning.

Governance during the Covid-19 Crisis

We are a member of the National Governance Association (NGA) and they are producing materials designed to support school governance through this unprecendeted period of time. You can:

… And finally, if you are in a governance role or work with those who are this web page contains the Governance Handbook and provides the core information you need to know.
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