SAfE provides a comprehensive welcome pack and video to support governors new to Surrey as they join the governing body. The welcome pack will provide useful information on the Surrey context and help guide them through the first few weeks and months of being a governor. It is designed to sit alongside the school’s bespoke induction processes
Please see the below Welcome Pack and Video.
SAfE and Surrey County Council now have a programme of awards for various categories of governance including for long service and for outstanding contribution and impact at Surrey schools. We welcome and encourage nominations for governors and governance professionals.
Governor & Governance Professional Recognition Programme Sept 23 (1GOVERNOR RECOGNITION AWARDS PROCEDURE SEPTEMBER 2023 (1)
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request a nomination form (stating the category for which you wish to nominate).
We manage and process nominations for Local Authority Governors. Please see our Guidance document in the Clerks’ Corner . If you would like any further information or guidance, or to request an application form and supporting statement form, please email email@example.com.
These nominations are considered by a Local Authority panel twice termly and the dates for this academic year are:
Thursday 28th September 2023
Thursday 23rd November 2023
Thursday 18th January 2024
Thursday 28th March 2024
Thursday 16th May 2024
Thursday 27th June 2024
SAfE Governor Support manages the process of approving and arranging for the sealing of new Instruments of Government on behalf of Surrey. We have produced a detailed guidance document to aid governing bodies who are considering changing their constitution. This document is available in the Clerks’ Corner .
If you require any guidance and support in drawing up your new instrument of Government, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org