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30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
E:   T: 01803 613215
Y7-11 Absence Line: 01803 653 750

TGGS Governing Body

Chair of Governors - Mrs Sally Timmins
Vice Chairman - Mrs Suzanne Wright
Headteacher - Dr Nick Smith
Staff Governors
Mrs Beverly Brown
Mr Geoff Richards
Co-Opted Governors
Mrs Bonita Matthews
Ex Officio
Dr Nick Smith (Headteacher)
Clerk to the Governors
Ms Christine Cowling E-mail:
Appointed Governors
Ms Julie Hutt
Mrs Penny Rogers
Mrs Sally Timmins (Chair of Governors)
Mrs Ann White
Mrs Lynn White
Mrs Suzanne Wright (Vice Chair)
Parent Governors
Mrs Francisca Fung

If you need to contact any of the governors, please contact them through the Clerk to the Governors.


Governors' Meetings 

School Governors will meet on the following dates in the academic year 2017-2018:


Wednesday, 13th September

Wednesday, 11th October

Wednesday,  13th December

Wednesday,17th January

Wednesday, 21st February

Wednesday, 25th April

Wednesday, 16th May

Wednesday,  4h July


Meetings will take place at 4.15 p.m. in the Governors' Meeting Room. Click HERE to see meeting attendance for 2016/17.



Governors' Committees 

Policy AW, NS
Finance NS, ST, SW  (+ SWk)
Pay/Staffing                     SW, AW, NS
Head’s PM SW, ST
Disciplinary  PR, AW, ST
Staff Appeals JP, ST
Safeguarding (inc. Children Looked After)     NS, BMa
Health & Safety / Environmental Health inc. Food) JH
External Complaints ST
Trust Members AW, NS, PR, SW, GR, LW
Astro Turf Responsibility GR
Appeals/Admissions BB, NS
Link Governor - Data SW, ST
Link Governor - SEND BB, LW




Register of Interests

In accordance with the Academies Financial Handbook, TGGS confirms that no Governor has any relevant business or pecuniary interests in the Academy unless stated alongside their name.






Mrs B. Brown

Staff Governor

Elected until October 2020

Director of Tor Consulting Ltd.

Mrs F. Fung

Parent Governor

Elected until December 2021


Ms J. Hutt Appointed Governor Appointed by FGB until October 2020 x
Mrs B. Matthews Appointed Governor Appointed by FGB until 2021 Employee of Torquay Girls' Grammar Shool

Mr G. Richards

Staff Governor

Elected until October 2020


Mrs P. Rogers

Appointed Governor

Appointed by FGB until November 2021

Director: Devon Family Solutions Ltd. Family interest in Brothwell Irvine Ltd.

Dr N. Smith


(Ex Officio)


Mrs S Timmins

Appointed Governor

Chair of Governors

Appointed by FGB until October 2020 Employee of Bishop Fleming. National Leader of Governance (NLG).

Mrs A. White

Appointed Governor

Appointed by FGB until November 2020


Mrs L. White

Appointed Governor

Appointed by FGB until February 2021


Mrs S. Wright

Appointed Governor

Vice Chairman

Appointed by FGB until October 2020

Employment and Skills Partnership (Business West)

Torbay Safeguarding Children’s Board


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