Havelock Academy
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Havelock Academy is an exempt charity and its Governors exercise their duties to the young people and the staff of the school in the light of that responsibility.

Havelock Academy is fortunate to have assembled a Governing Board with a wide range of experience.

The Governors at present include expertise from the worlds of Finance, Insurance, Business, Independent Education, the Law, Families, Corporate Fundraising and Local Government. The Academy's teaching and support staff nominate a member each, as does the parental body.


Our Governors are:

Principal – Wendy Jackson

DRET Appointed Governor – Helen Andrews (Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor – Louise Hayes (Vice Chair)

DRET Appointed Governor – David Overton

DRET Appointed Governor – Shane Ashford

DRET Appointed Governor - Julie Gibson

DRET Appointed Governor - Gary Allen

LA Appointed Governor – Matthew Patrick

Staff Governor - Joanne Woodhouse

Staff Governor - Emma Marshall

Parent Governor - Helen Bell

Clerk - Christopher Clark 


Governor Assigned Roles

Health and Safety: Helen Andrews

SEN and Safeguarding: Julie Gibson

Student Voice: Emma Marshall

Parent Voice: Wendy Jackson

Artsmark: Emma Marshall

Pupil Premium: Louise Corry


Data and Standards Committee - Helen Andrews, Wendy Jackson, Julie Gibson (Chair), Louise Corry, Matthew Patrick, Shane Ashford


Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please phone or email the academy directly who will pass on your enquiry to the relevant governor.

The Chair of the Governing Body can be contacted at Havelock Academy, Holyoake Road, Grimsby, DN32 8JH. 


Scheme of Delegation

Information about the David Ross Education Trust's scheme of delegation is available here.


Minutes of Local Governing Body meetings

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the Local Governing Body at this academy, please contact the academy directly who will pass on your request to the Clerk who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.


Interested in becoming a Governor at this Academy?

If you’d like to know more about the role of a governor at this academy and are considering joining the Local Governing Body, please contact DRET Governor Services by emailing