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Welcome to the BGA web site

The Barnsley Governors Association is an independent, democratic, non-political association of school governing bodies in the Barnsley MBC area, which aims to support, promote and improve school governance.

We are committed to raising attainment, achievement and aspiration for all school students in Barnsley.

On this site you will find all the latest News, Events, Information and Support for all governors in Barnsley. As a member of the Association you are invited to register on the site and you will then have access to all the resources the Association has to offer.

On this site:

  • All the latest news including details of up and coming events, individual school events, circular documents issued by the local authority and National Governors Association bulletin boards.
  • Support for governors including links to governor training sites and in the future a page for skills exchange and sharing practice.
  • Details of all BGA and other governor meetings including the AGM and Conferences.
  • BGA training and links to local authority training
  • Useful information for governors including necessary policies and links to model policies, a list of Barnsley schools with links to their websites, links to other useful documents and websites for governors and a section for Frequently Asked Questions.
  • A contact page for the BGA.

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Latest News

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Virtual School
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