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Meet Our Local Governing Body



Welcome from Mrs Rachel Ashmore, 

Chair of Mercer's Wood Academy, Local Governing Body


On behalf of Mercer's Wood Academy Local Governing Body, I would like to welcome you to the Governor page of this website.


If you would like to know about the work of the Local Governing Body or have any questions or comments you would like to discuss with me, please do not hesitate to contact me through Mrs Ward, Clerk. 


Rachel Ashmore

Chair, Mercer's Wood Academy LGB

Who is on our Local Governing Body?


Mrs R Ashmore


Mrs B Rodgers


Mr K Ola
(Head of School)


Mr D Coleman

(Teaching Staff Governor)


Mr P Turner

(Non-Teaching Staff)


Accounting Officer: Mrs S Wilson


Chief Finance Officer: Mrs S Keen


Company Secretary: Mr L Rees, Langleys Solicitors LLP


Contacting members of the Board of Directors or Local Governing Bodies


All enquiries or initial contact with Mrs Ashmore, Chair of the Local Governing Body or Governors should be through the Clerk to the Board, Mrs J Comins, c/o Castle Wood Academy, The Avenue, Gainsborough, DN21 1EH. Tel:  01427 811516.


Further information:


Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Ward if you are interested in becoming a Governor or wish to learn more about the role of Governors. Alternatively, visit the National Governor Association website:

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