Statutory guidance

School Governance (Collaboration) Regulations 2003

Statutory guidance setting out the arrangements for the collaboration of governing bodies in maintained schools in England.

Applies to England



This statutory guidance is for:

  • school leaders
  • school staff
  • governing bodies
  • local authorities

It applies to all maintained school in England.

This guidance explains the arrangements for maintained schools to set up joint committees and collaborate over their functions, as set out in the School Governance (Collaboration) (England) Regulations 2003.

Published 1 September 2003