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DBS checks: governors and trustees

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updated on 24 July 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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School governors, academy trustees and local governors must have enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. Find out the details of the specific checks you need to make across different roles.

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  1. 1 Summary table
  2. 2 Maintained school governors
  3. 3 Academy trustees
  4. 4 Chairs of trustees in academies
  5. 5 Local governing body members
  6. 6 Clerks to governors

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