Governor Training - School Finance for Governors

  • Introduction to the role and responsibility of the school governor
  • Overview on how schools are financed and managed
  • Suitable for new and experienced governors


The session aims to provide an introduction to the role and responsibility of the school governor in finance and an overview on how schools are financed and managed including setting and monitoring budgets. It will also cover the relationship between the school and the local authority and their respective responsibilities.

  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Joanne Elcock (Senior Accountant, Rochdale BC)

Hopwood Hall College

Free parking is available onsite - just press the buzzer at the barrier and say you're here for a REAL Trust event.

How to get here

By Road: The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 off the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre

By Rail: Rochdale train station is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.

By Bus: The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.

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