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Parent Governor Vacancy


Community, community special and voluntary controlled schools

Hampshire County Council is the appropriate authority for arranging and appointing parent governors. The County Council has delegated the responsibility of ensuring an election takes place to fill a parent governor vacancy to the headteacher.

When electing headteachers must follow:


Who can stand and vote for parent governor

The definition of parent under education law covers:

  • all natural parents whether they are married or not
  • any person who has parental responsibility for a child or young person
  • any person who has care of a child or young person, such as lives with and looks after the child

The school will need to decide who comes within the definition of parent in respect of a particular pupil. Generally parents include all those with day to day responsibility for a child.

Disqualification criteria

A summary of the disqualification criteria that apply to school governors are listed in Annex A, section C of The constitution of governing bodies of maintained schools statutory guidance.