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Trent View College is proud to open on 11th September 2023 as part of a family of 31 academies within Wellspring Multi Academy Trust. The Trust Board has delegated extensive powers and responsibilities to our Local Governing Body (LGB) at Trent view College under its Scheme of Delegation.

Our governing body has three key roles:

  • in consultation with the Trust, we decide the vision, ethos and strategic direction of the College
  • we hold the Principal and her senior staff to account for the educational performance of the College and its young people, helping to ensure that all are given the opportunity to thrive, and
  • we oversee the financial performance of the College to ensure that money is well spent.

Our Governing Body has 12 members comprising of 6 governors appointed by the Trust, 2 ex officio members including the Principal, 2 staff members and 2 parent governors.

Our governors hold 5 formal meetings each year and visit the College regularly in between. This year’s governing body meetings will be held on the following dates at 10am:

  • 13th October 2023
  • 1st December 2023
  • 23rd February 2024
  • 26th April 2024
  • 14th June 2024

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a governor or have any general queries regarding governance, please contact our Governance Officers, Melanie Gibbons, on 07729 105871 or by emailing her at or Chloe Hayes by emailing her on

Our Chair of Governors is to be appointed – correspondance address – Trent View College, West Common Lane, Scunthorpe, DN17 1DS

Our Governing Body will comprise 6 members: 6 Trust-appointed Governors:  To be confirmed (Chair), Bridget Coy, Sarah Johnson, Jean Spiteri, Lisa Tabbner, TBC

2 Ex-Officio Governors: Sarah Parker (Principal) and Matthew Lindsay (Trust IGO & Clerk to the Board).

2 Staff Governors: Ceri Tiplady and Gemma Donnelly

2 Parent Governors: Kerrie Talbot and William Wilson 

TVC LGB Declarations of Interest 2023-24