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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


If you would ever like to contact the Chair of Governors then their email address is;


Our Gladstone Academy Governing Board


Mrs C Bartley – Chair of the Governing Board       


Trust Appointed Member     


Member of the Attainment Working Party


Mr P Woodall – Vice Chair –


Trust Appointed Member, Health and Safety Governor, a former  Chair of Governors with 20 years experience and business experience


Mr M Artemis – Vice Chair, Trust Appointed Member, Inclusion specialist and SEND & Pupil Premium Link Governor


Mrs E. Preston – Headteacher     


Fthr. K. Palmer – Trust Appointed Member                                                 

Member of the English Working Party, a former Chair of Governors and Headteacher  Performance Management


Mr Michael Artemis – Trust Appointed Member                                        

Inclusion Link Governor specialising in SEND, a Senior Educational Psychologist and an experienced primary school governor 


Mr E. J. Irons – Trust Appointed Member                                                      

Member of the Science Working Party, a former Vice Chair of Governors and specialising in finance


Mrs L Perry – Trust Appointed Member  Experience in Further Education and experience as a governor in a primary school


Mrs C Annese – Associate Governor                                                                  

Deputy Headteacher


Parent Governor – vacancy

Support Staff Governor – vacancy


Mr G Bowen – Parent Governor. Our Parent Representative with experience as a Governor in a Key Stage 3 setting and Pupil Premium Link Governor


Mr S Stanford – Teacher Representative                                                         

Governors meet twice per term, at a minimum. The Headteacher meets with the Chair and Vice Chairs on a regular basis.