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Trust Governance Area

Welcome to the Governance Area

The information below provides details of our Governance structure, Scheme of Delegation and the names, categories, responsibilities, interests and terms of office for each Member, Trustee and Governor.

Governance Structure
(September 2019)




Mrs G Garfoot

Mrs S Bond




Mrs S Walker - Chair Trustees

Mrs B Roberts

Mrs C Kirk 

Mrs Hannah Wells

Mrs Anna Leng

Mrs S Wilson (Executive Headteacher)

Mr J Wainwright

Mr L Wallhead



Castle Wood Academy

Local Governing Body

Mercer's Wood Academy

Local Governing Body

White's Wood Academy

Local Governing Body

Mrs C Kirk



Mr G Brown
(Head of School)

Mrs B Roberts

Mrs H Wells

(Vice Chair)

Mrs H Anderson

(Parent Governor)

Mr K Ola
(Head of School)

Mr C Fitzpatrick

(Head of School)

Mrs L Crawford

(Parent Governor)

Miss J Richardson 

Staff Governor

Mrs K Doran

(Non-Teaching Staff)

Miss M Ryan

Staff Governor

Mrs C Taylor

Staff Governor

Mr S Walker 

Staff Governor


Mr K Duke 

Community Governor

Mrs V Levick




Mrs L Randall

(Parent Govenor)


Mrs L Duggin

(Community Governor)


PC K Burnett

(Community Governor)


Clerk to the Board: Mrs J Comins

Company Secretary: Mr L Rees, Langleys Solicitors LLP

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Accounting Officer: Mrs S Wilson


Chief Finance Officer: Mrs S Keen


Company Secretary: Langleys Solicitors LLP


Contacting members of the Board of Directors or Local Governing Bodies


All enquiries or initial contact with Directors or Governors should be through the Clerk to the Board, Mrs J Comins, c/o Castle Wood Academy, The Avenue, Gainsborough, DN21 1EH


Further information:


Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Comins 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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