Our Local Governing Body:

  • Shapes the academy’s aims, values and ethos.
  • Promotes high standards of education.
  • Plans the academy’s long-term future.
  • Ensures proper financial management of the academy.
  • Communicates openly with parents and the local community.
  • Supports and challenges the academy to improve.
  • Monitors and evaluates all aspects of the academy and reports back to the Trustees.
  • Governors govern rather than manage and are there to give direction and focus by performing a vital strategic role.

Paul Burton

Chair of Governors

Rodney Smith

Vice Chair of Governors

Jonathan Roberts


Caroline Preston Bell


Richard Thomas


Jamie Ross


Sara Meer

Parent Governor

Claire Cardall

Staff Governor

A list of TGA trustees can be found on their website: click here