Correspondence

Letter from Lord Nash to diocesan directors of education

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Lord Nash writes to all diocesan directors of education on their role supporting maintained schools to reconstitute their governing body.

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This open letter from Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools Lord Nash draws attention to the:

  • opportunity to improve school governance created by the requirement that all maintained schools are constituted under the amended 2012 constitution regulations by 1 September 2015
  • importance of setting high expectations of governing bodies
  • importance of appointing high-quality foundation governors