The governing body of The Marvell College comprises of 18 members, 4 of whom are parents.

All governors serve for a period of 4 years following which, in most cases, they are eligible for re-appointment / re-election.

Governors are appointed to committees which have delegated powers to make decisions on behalf of the governing body; the committees meet at least half termly. The full governing body is required by law to meet 3 times each year; the governors of TMC meet each term.