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DBS checks: governors and trustees

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Last updated on 30 March 2017
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Do governors and trustees require DBS checks? Governors of maintained schools and academy trustees require enhanced DBS checks. We also look at requirements for barred list, section 128 direction and right to work checks, and rules on DBS checks for chairs, local governors and clerks.

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  1. 1 Tracking compliance
  2. 2 Summary table
  3. 3 Maintained school governors
  4. 4 Academy trustees
  5. 5 Chairs of trustees in academies
  6. 6 Local governing body members
  7. 7 Clerks to governors
  8. 8 Individuals who have lived or worked abroad
  9. 9 Governors and trustees with existing DBS checks
  10. 10 Schools converting to academy status

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