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    Introduction to the Governing body

    Oakgrove School’s Local Governing Body

    The Local Governing Body works very closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure the very highest quality of teaching and learning throughout the school.  

    They have strategic oversight of the school’s development and act as a critical friend to the school’s work. The core duties of the Local Governing Body are:

    1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
    2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students.
    3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure money is well spent.
    4. Ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning.
    5. Ensuring the highest standards of safarding and welfare.

    The current members of the Local Governing Body are:

    Mr Barry O’Neill Governor and Director of Kingsbridge Educational Trust (KET)
    Ms Carol Howells  Governor (Vice Chair of Governors) and Director of KET
    Mr Ian Tett (Headteacher) Governor and Director of KET
    Mr Allan Banks Parent Governor
    Miss Melanie King Staff Governor
    Mrs Rachel Cooke Staff Governor
    Mr Mike Taylor Governor and Member of KET
    Mr Bernard Marr Governor
    Mrs Amber Ollier Governor
    Mr Dan Hewett Governor (Chair of Governors)
    Mr Mark Sim (Headteacher Primary and Nursery) Co-opted Governor
    Mrs Karen Carabine Parent Governor
    Mr Jason Thelwell Parent Governor
    Mrs Roberta Davies Co-opted Governor

    Clerk to the Local Governing Body – Mrs Julie Gale

    To view a copy of the Register of Pecuniary and Business Interests please click on the link below: 

    Register of Interests LGB Governors 2019-2020

    To view a copy of Oakgrove School’s Local Governing Body Attendance for 2018-2019, please click on the link below:

    OAKGROVE LGB Governors attendance 2018-2019

    Oakgrove School is part of the Kingsbridge Educational Trust (KET).

    Please click here for further information regarding KET Policies, Governance and Reports