This page features links and documents containing the following information:

  • A link to statutory guidance on the School Governance (Constitution) Regulations 2012 - all maintained school governing bodies that are formed or change their instrument of government on or after 1 September 2012 must apply these regulations.
  • Statutory guidance on the School Governance (Constitution) Regulations 2007 - applies only to those maintained schools formed prior to 1 September 2012 and where there is no change to the instrument of government after that date.
  • A link to departmental advice on the School Governance (Federations) Regulations 2012 - applies to federations established on or after 1 September 2012 or whose instrument of government is varied following a decision to vary on or after 1 September 2012. The School Governance (Federations) (England) Regulations 2007 continue to apply to existing federated governing bodies until such time as it is decided to vary the instrument of government.
  • Guidance on the New Schools and Federations Regulations 2007.
  • Links to the School Governance Regulations.