Meet the Governors

Danegrove Governors

Our Governing Body is made up of:

  • Parents elected by other parents at the school

  • Teachers elected by their colleagues

  • A staff governor elected by school support staff

  • Local education authority governors

  • Governors co-opted by other members of the governing body

  • Headteacher

The governing body's main role is to help raise standards of achievement:

  • It is accountable for the performance of the school to parents and the wider community

  • With the professionals in the school, plans the school's future direction

  • Appoints the headteacher

  • Makes decisions on the school's budget and staffing

  • Makes sure the national curriculum is taught

  • Helps decide how the school can encourage pupils' spiritual, moral and cultural development

  • Makes sure the school provides for all its children, including those with special needs

The Governing Committee

Alex Gilbert

Parent Governor

Anna Nemchinova

Parent Governor

Janet Mead

LEA Governor & Chair of Personnel Committee

John Ireton

LEA Governor & Vice Chair of Governors

Linda Gowling

Chair of Governors

Lorita Oliver


Maria Allan

Parent Governor

Mukharram Mirbabaeva

Parent Governor

Peggy Salmon

Parent Governor

Robert Russell

Teaching Staff Governor

Simon Moore

Parent Governor

Useful Links & Info

Interested in becoming a governor:

Governor Forms

Every September the governors at Danegrove fill in a form to declare any financial or business interests.