GovernorHub - Supporting GDPR compliance

GovernorHub and Governors' Gateway partnership

  GovernorHub is a sector leading  and secure cloud based set of governance tools designed to make everyone’s life on the governing board so much easier.   It provides governors and trustees with:

  • The latest education news from around the country so you are always up to date
  • Links to your school website, Ofsted report and DfE performance tables all in one place
  • A secure, searchable online storage area for governing board documents
  • A noticeboard that provides a platform for governing board discussion outside the meeting, saving time around the table but still viewable by all members 
  • A shared calendar, which links seamlessly to your meeting documents, smartphone, tablet, web or office calendar 
  • Governing board management tools to keep track of membership, committees, roles, training records and business interests
  • An iPad and smartphone app for governance on the move. 

You can check out what GovernorHub can offer on its own at and even organise a free trial

The partnership with Governors'Gateway offers governing boards some great additional features including: 

  •  Up to the minute and contextulised good practice, reminders and resources from the Governors’ Gateway team 
  • A comprehensive and searchable bank of guidance in response to common and not so commonly asked questions
  • Access to an extensive range of face to face training with one click booking (additional charges may apply)  
  • A curated selection of online training and training videos all in one place
  • Governors' Gateway professional online training resources coming soon!

GovernorHub is included free of charge as part of our clerking service offer. 

Call us on 01634 957782 to find out more or drop us a line at

How does Governor Hub support GDPR compliance?


■Upload documents to a secure site that dispenses with the risks of sharing by email

■Keeps governing board information all in one searchable place, making retrieval simple

■Changes to memberships are tracked satisfying need for any processor recording needs

■Only those with governing board agreement have access to discussion board and documents 

■Governors can be set up, and importantly when they leave, removed in moments 

■Data portability as standard

■All data is stored in GDPR compliant and ISO certificated EU centres

■All data and documents are backed up and encrypted to guard against loss 


Governing Board rates

£249  Annual subscription providing free access to all features on the Governors Gateway portal 

Discounted rates apply to MATs with more than three academies.

Get your 2018/2019 subscription free!

If you like what we do, please recommend us to another governing board.  We will credit your subscription with £50 for any board that  subscribes to our service as a direct result of your recommendation.   This applies to all service level agreements.

Individual governor and trustee rates

£40 annual subscription providing free access to all our downloadable information articles and templates 

A few examples of the kind of thing we make available to school Governing Boards on GovernorHub

Click on a file to download.

What does effective monitoring look like (overview) (pdf)


Staff Exit Interviews (pdf)


School self evaluation summary (pdf)


Top Tips for new MATs (pdf)


Policy principles (pdf)


Tips for conducting a headteacher appraisal (pdf)


Holding the executive to account (pdf)


Intervening in operational matters (pdf)


NGA-Model-Code-of-Conduct-2017 (docx)


Governor Data Session_20170926_GOVHUB (pdf)


Vision, mission and Values (pdf)


School self evaluation summary (pdf)


Governors and school improvement planning (pdf)


David Carter How governance accelerates school improvement 2018 (pdf)


Surveys and questionnaires

The skills audits are based on those from the NGA. You can export these surveys  and complete them manually, or as part of the inclusive Governors' Gateway Service governors can complete a personalised survey online and we do all the collating for you. 


Governing Board Membership


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Individual membership


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