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The School Governors' Yearbook 2019 Reviews

Said of previous editions:

“reading this book... I learn more in one afternoon than at any training session” – Academies Week

“Really fabulous. Just ideal reference for all our governors.” – Chair of governors in London

“Your School Governors’ Yearbook is a small book with a fantastic wealth of information. I love it. It really was my bible when I started in this role.” – Clerk to a governing body in Herefordshire

“Such a valuable tool” – Chair of governors in Hertfordshire


The School Governors' Yearbook 2019

Written by practising governors for governors, this book is an essential guide for all, from those new to governance to experienced chairs and clerks.

It gives them in a quick and easy-to-use format the facts and the advice that they need in order to guide their schools effectively during the school year 2018-19.

The priority issues governors must address in the year are succinctly explained, together with guidance on how the tasks should be approached. The texts spell out where requirements differ for academies and maintained schools.

The many articles include:

• Creating a suitable curriculum
• Tackling teacher overload
• Using data
• Your data protection responsibilities
• Making the most of your money
• Governors and equality
• Pupil mental health
• New national training for chairs and clerks.

A wide-ranging reference section includes the most comprehensive list in print of where to go for detailed information on specific topics, plus other essential guidance such as what governing bodies must publish, a compliance directory, a year planner and explanations of acronyms and abbreviations.


  • Essential for all governors and clerks.
  • Equally useful to both new and experienced governors.
  • Written specially for governors by governor trainers and governance experts.


Price (Mail Order): £10.95 + £1.65    order book Add to Order Form
RRP: £12.95

ISBN: 978 0948543 64 7

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