When it is decided that a formal investigation is recommended. The Chair will arrange for the Clerk to Governors to convene a governing body meeting to nominate a governor/s to investigate.

Best Practice Advice

It is recommended that an officer from the School Governor Service is asked to attend the meeting to assist governors in this process. This will provide support for governors and ensure nothing inadvertently occurs which may jeopardise the procedures at a later stage.

The officer will recommend that:

The officer from the Governor Support Service will contact the school`s Human Resources Adviser with details of the investigating governors. The Human Resources Adviser will contact the investigating governors as a matter of urgency and will provide advice and support to them throughout the investigation process.