Balby & Hexthorpe Community Engagement CIC

Doncaster’s local community venture is delighted to announce its partnership with Inspiring Governance.

Balby & Hexthorpe Community Engagement CIC is the first group of its kind in the country to sign the Inspiring Governance School Governor Champion Charter. Pledging our support to champion the role of school governor and encourage our volunteers and members of our community to become governors in local schools.

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We are a not-for profit organisation and a proud member of Doncaster Chamber. Running quality provision, support and activities across the Borough for our communities, including engagement with young people and schools. A key reason for us supporting school governance.

We recognise that stronger school governor boards build stronger schools and help give our children the best start in life. We also understand that the various school governance roles in our local schools provide valuable personal development and enrichment opportunities for those within our organisation and our community who choose to get involved.

Shaun Kessell, Managing Director/ Founder, Balby & Hexthorpe Community Engagement C.I.C said: 

“We are looking forward to being able to promote governance within schools in our community and help make a difference within Doncaster”

Click here to watch this information video about becoming a school governor.

Click here for more information on volunteering as a school governor.

Click here for the Educators on Board Campaign, highlighting the particular benefits from education professionals governing in schools.

Questions? Please contact us at or phone 020 7566 4880.

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