Governors & Trustees

Grove Road Primary School is part of the Ridgeway Learning Partnership Multi-Academy Trust which is registered at Companies House with registration number 08056991 and its registered office is at Tring School, Mortimer Hill, Tring, HP23 5JD

Ridgeway Learning Partnership

Welcome from Julian Cacchioli 

A warm welcome to Grove Road Primary School at the heart of the Tring community. The ethos of our school - “Growing and Achieving Together” – is delivered through the partnership of governors, teaching staff, parents and trustees.  

Our shared ambition is to provide our children with the curiosity, confidence and resilience that will allow them to maximise their potential throughout their education journey and beyond.  

As the governing body, our role is to provide strategic direction and support to the head teacher and her talented and dedicated team, at the same time as ensuring accountability and a mindset of ‘continuous improvement’. The governors all come from different backgrounds and bring a variety of experience, knowledge and perspectives, but what they all have in common is a passion for our community and a commitment to ensuring all of our children feel happy, supported and able to strive for accomplishment at Grove Road school.  

Please take some time to learn more about your governing body and should you have any questions of comments, send them to 

Local Governing Body

Chair: Mr Julian Cacchioli
Vice Chair: Mr Paul Lindars
Contact Details:
The Local Governing Body consists of representatives from parents, staff and members of the local community.





Dr Peter Brimble CO-OPTED 09/12/2021-08/12/2025
Mr Julian Cacchioli (Chair) CO-OPTED 09/02/2021-08/02/2025
Mr Philip Corr PARENT 02/11/2021-01/11/2025
Mr Amal Hirani* PARENT 02/10/2019-01/10/2023
Mr Rakesh Kalidas CO_OPTED 09/12/2021-08/12/2025
Mrs Janet Langdon CO-OPTED 24/10/2018-23/10/2022
Mr Paul Lindars * CO-OPTED 11/09/2019-10/09/2023
Miss Alice Ludlow STAFF 12/05/2022-11/05/2026
Mrs Mandy Lyons (SBM)*  CO-OPTED 16/09/2020-15/09/2024
Vacancy CO-OPTED  
Mrs Sharon Wilson (HT)* HT 01/09/2012-
Leavers (last 12 months) - Mr Kevin Kumar, Mrs Paula Rawlinson, Mrs Elizabeth Dolton, Miss Sophie O'Leary

* Register of governors' interests

  • Paul Lindars - Spouse is a member of support staff and a School Family Worker for Tring Local Partnership Family Services. Son is a member of support staff.
  • Mandy Lyons - Son is a member of site staff.
  • Mandy Lyons - Chair of Governors at Abbots Langley Primary School
  • Sharon Wilson - Employed by Herts for Learning as a Hertfordshire Improvement Partner (HIP)
  • Amal Hirani - Employed by Tring School


Formal Complaints 2021/2022

Number of Stage 1 formal complaints in the last 12 months: 0

Number of Stage 2 formal complaints in the last 12 months: 0


Meeting Dates 2022/2023

Tue 13 Sep 2022

Wed 2 Nov 2022

Tue 17 Jan 2023

Tue 21 Feb 2023

Thu 20 Apr 2023

Tue 27 Jun 2023


Attendance 2021/2022

Y = Attended, N = Apologies Accepted, NA = Apologies not Accepted, NS = No Apologies sent, ? = Attendance Not Marked, Blank = Not Required


    LGB Meeting - virtual LGB Meeting - virtual LGB Meeting LGB Meeting - virtual LGB Meeting  LGB Meeting - virtual LGB Meeting
Governor Governor Type 14 Sep 2021 14 Oct 2021 09 Dec 2021 18 Jan 2022 21 Apr 2022 12 May 2022 28 Jun 2022
Dr Peter Brimble Co-opted governor     Y Y Y Y Y
Mr Julian Cacchioli Co-opted governor Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mrs Susanna Collings CEO Y Y N Y Y N Y
Phillip Corr Parent governor     Y Y Y Y N
Mrs Elizabeth Dolton   Y N Y Y Y    
Mr Amal Hirani Parent governor Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Rak Kalidas Co-opted governor     Y Y Y N Y
Miss Debbie Lamb Observer Y       Y    
Mrs Janet Langdon Co-opted governor NS Y Y Y Y Y N
Mr Paul Lindars Co-opted governor NS N Y Y Y Y Y
Alice Ludlow Staff governor             Y
Mrs Mandy Lyons Co-opted governor Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mrs Tracey Middleton Clerk Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Miss Sophie O'Leary Observer Y N Y Y Y Y Y
Mrs Paula Rawlinson   Y N Y        
Miss Katie Reeve Observer Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Mrs Sharon Wilson Headteacher Y Y Y Y Y Y Y


Page Downloads Date  
Governing Body - Strategic Plan 2020 - 2023 17th Jan 2022 Download
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