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Our current governors are listed below.

Note: If you're looking for the policies, please click on this link to access the Policies page.

Our current governors are listed below.


Name  Position 
Danny Haines  Chair of Members
Jim Peryer  Vice Chair 
Brian Robinson   
Paul Weiss   


Name  Position 
Paul Weiss  Chair of Trustees 
Louise Holland  Vice-Chair 
Tony Rose   
Matthew Reid   
Meryon Roderick  
Stephen Brady  Chief Executive Officer

Janet Ray 

Finance Director 
Julian Grail  

Clerk to the Governors/Company Secretary

Haze Reid Clerk to Governors
Janet Ray Company Secretary


Name  Position 
Jane Foot ( Chair of LGB) Parent Governor 
Peter Adams  Staff Governor 
Matthew Bishop  Staff/Parent Governor 
Kevin Hacker  Community Governor 
Adam Harrington  Staff Governor 
Michala Reid Community Governor
Sandra Tyrrell Community Governor 
Stephen Brady  Chief Executive Officer/Headteacher
Janet Ray  Finance Director

Governors Register of Interest



Dr P Weiss (Chair) Partner - Mitcheldean Surgery
Director - Mitcheldean Pharmacy
Director - Marach Healthcare
Director of Forest Primary Care Network
Chair of Ruardean and Inferno Scouts
Mr Peter Adams

Parish Councillor
FDMA Committee Member
Trustee Parochial Church Charities

Chair Drybrook Primary school LGB
Member of staff at Dene Magna School and Sixth Form

Mrs Jane Foot FDMA Committee Member 
Practitioner at Magic Lantern (Art Education Charity)
Secret Gallery,  Art Gallery in Newent
Treasurer of the May Hill Christmas Market
Mr K Hacker FDMA Committee Member
ICT Consultant at Dene Magna School
Mrs J Ray

Company Secretary at Dene Magna School and Sixth Form

Finance Director - Forest of Dean Trust
Chair of Finance Committee at Mitcheldean Primary
FDMA Treasurer
GWR Properties - Director

Mrs Michaela Reid Assistant Headteacher St. Martins Primary, Herefordshire (part of the Marlbrook Collaboration)
Mrs Sandra Tyrrell Employee at Gloucestershire College
Mr Adam Harrington Member of staff at Dene Magna School 
Mr Stephen Brady

Headteacher at Dene Magna School and Sixth Form

Chief Executive Officer - Forest of Dean Trust

Mr Brian Robinson Councillor for Forest of Dean District Council
Councillor for Gloucestershire County Council

Drybrook - Local Governing Body 

Name Position 
Peter Adams Chair of the local governing body
Michaela Reid Governor
Denise Hargreaves Governor