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Governor Information

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.


You can find our termly newsletter under the 'News and Events' tab.


Each member academy has its own Local Governing Body. At Grove our LGB currently is:

  • Susan Gould - Staff Governor (Head Teacher)
  • Donna Blake - Staff Governor
  • Matt Morgan - Parent Governor
  • Melanie Dunford - Parent Governor
  • Elaine Day - Foundation Governor
  • Rev'd John Durant – Foundation Governor 
  • John Hedderley - Foundation Governor
  • Jean Holderness - Foundation Governor (Chair of Governors)
  • Nicholas Cheeseman  – Foundation Governor 
  • Rae Moss - Foundation Governor
  • Vacancy - Foundation Governor
  • Valerie Smith – Foundation Governor

Our Governing Body meets once each term, and we have two committees which deal with Performance & Standards, and Resources.


Minutes from the Full Governing Body meetings can be found on the website, and if you would like to see the committee meeting minutes please ask at the office.