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Governance meeting

Governance is the dedicated team which aims to meet the needs of individual governors and governing bodies of all the county's schools, in the light of national legislation and guidance.

The government has set out a challenging agenda for schools and Local Authorities in raising standards and improving schools. Governing bodies have a vital role to play.

The mission statement of Governance is

To ensure governing bodies have the knowledge, understanding and skills to fulfil their roles and responsibilities in school improvement and raising learners' achievement.

Governor Voice:

Please take part in our online Survey Monkey to help us plan the structure of the 2016 Hertfordshire Governors’ Conference (19th November 2016) – We want to hear your views before we decide the format for the day – consultation closes 29th January 2016 so log on at  to take part.


Hertfordshire County Council are funding a roll-out of WRAP (Workshops to Raise Awareness of Prevent) in the Autumn term to support schools and other educational settings to ensure compliancy with this legal duty. Take a look at our Hertfordshire Governor Link:

Please note, this is not arranged through Governance so if you would like to book a place please do so by clicking on the following link: 

If you have any queries or require further information on WRAP please contact Jessica Broadbent 01438 844 331 or email


During late Spring / early Summer term we held briefing events for governors on the their new Assessment Framework for Primary Schools.  It was presented to over 400 school Governors. The briefing is now available for wider viewing and can be seen at and

For further information of the Herts for Learning approach to Assessment please contact Ben Fuller, Lead Assessment Adviser, Herts For Learning Ltd., by email on