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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 its students.
    3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
    4. Ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning.
    5. Ensuring the highest standards of safeguarding and welfare.

    The current members of the Local Governing Body are:

    Mr Barry O’Neill (Chair of Governors) Governor and Director of Kingsbridge Educational Trust (KET)
    Ms Carol Howells (Vice Chair of Governors) Governor and Director of KET
    Mr Ian Tett (Headteacher) Governor and Director of KET
    Mr Allan Banks Parent Governor
    Mrs Emma Hales Staff Governor
    Mrs Rachel Cooke Staff Governor
    Mr Mike Taylor Governor, Director and Member of KET
    Mr Bernard Marr Governor
    Mrs Sam Foord Parent Governor
    Mr Dan Hewett Governor
    Mrs Amber Ollier Governor

    Clerk to the Local Governing Body – Mrs Julie Gale

    The Accounting Officer is Mr Peter Barnes, CEO of the Kingsbridge Educational Trust (KET).  Please click here for further information about the KET.

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

    Register of Interests updated

    To view a copy of Oakgrove School’s Local Governing Body Attendance for 2016-2017, please click on the link below:

    Local Governing Body Attendance 2016-2017

    Local Governing Body Attendance 2017-2018

    A copy of the school’s Annual Report is available from Governor Services at the school.