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Become a Governor

Want to make a difference?

Become a Governor

Frays Academy Trust are looking for new Governors to join our friendly Federated Governing Bodies.

What do you need to be a good Governor?

  • Common sense.
  • The ability to work in a team.
  • An interest in education and a commitment to the school.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, patience & support and some spare time.
  • A willingness to listen, learn and to spend time in school.
  • A willingness to undertake training.
  • Over 18 – no formal qualifications required.
  • To be a Parent Governor – a child that attends one of our schools.

What does a Governor do?

  • Supportively challenge and help raise standards and monitor resources effectively.
  • Helping to set and review the schools strategic direction and agreeing targets for improvements.
  • Ensuring the school is putting the children at the centre of every decision.
  • Overseeing financial performance and ensuring budgets are effectively spent.

What does the role offer?

  • A chance to develop your own personal skills. Perfect for your own CV.
  • Access to a programme of free training in respect of Education and Governance matters.
  • A sense of Achievement in helping making a difference to children reaching their potential.

Remember, everyone has experience and skills to offer, and an effective governing body has people from different backgrounds with a mix of skills.

So if you are still interested after reading this, and would really like to make a positive contribution to children’s education, please do contact Frays at

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Frays Academy Trust

LDBS Frays Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by
guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company
number 0833507

Registered Office:
c/o Cowley St Laurence CE Primary School
Worcester Road, Cowley, Middlesex, UB8 3TH