Local Governing Body


The Local Governing Body (LGB) 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:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure money is well spent
  • Ensuring the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • Ensuring the highest standards of safeguarding and welfare

The current members of the Local Governing Body are:

Ms Carol HowellsGovernor and Director of KET
Mr Ian Tett (Headteacher)Governor and Director of KET
Mr Bernard MarrKET appointed Governor
Mrs Karen CarabineKET appointed Governor
Mrs Roberta DaviesKET appointed Governor
Mrs Rebecca BlackwellParent elected Governor
Mrs Katie SimpkinsParent elected Governor
Mr Mark TaylorParent elected Governor
Dr. Livia PontesParent elected Governor
Ms Sabitha NalliParent elected Governor
Mr Jason ThelwellKET appointed Governor (Chair)
Miss Melanie KingStaff elected Governor
Mrs Rachel CookeStaff elected Governor
Mr Mark Sim(Headteacher, Primary and Nursery)
Mrs Julie GaleClerk to the Local Governing Body

Should you wish to contact The Local Governing Body, please address your letter to: Chair of the Local Governing Body, c/o Oakgrove School, Venturer Gate, Middleton, Milton Keynes, MK10 9JQ or email the Clerk to the Local Governing Body

Register of Pecuniary and Business Interests

Register of Interests for Local Governing Body 2023 - 2024

Local Governing Body Attendance

Local Governing Body  Attendance 2022-2023

Kingsbridge Educational Trust (KET)

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

All KET Governance and Reports

Memorandum of Association

KET Supplemental Funding Agreement Oakgrove