Minerva Core Group

The Core Group plays a significant role in helping the school and the Trust achieve its core purpose of:

  • Delivering outstanding outcomes for all pupils;
  • Supporting the effectiveness and impact of the schools’ provision for Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual purpose (SMSC);
  • Supporting the schools’ child protection and safeguarding policy;
  • Monitoring attendance at school level.


Name Role Date of Appointment
Gareth Nation Head of School 1 September 2021
Lorraine Davey Trustee 12 November 2020
Joe Doggrell 
(Chair & Minerva Link Trustee)
Vice Chair of Trustees 1 March 2019 -term extended for 4 years from 15.03.23.
Tom Deakin Co-opted Trustee

12 December 2021

Kate Caldecott Staff Member  10 March 2023
Debbie Glenn Staff Member 10 March 2023 

Meeting Dates

The Core Group will meet on the following dates in 2023 - 2024: 

1: 12 Oct 2023 

2:  05 December 2023 

Further dates to be arranged.

Meeting Minutes 

Electronic or hard copies of minutes from the meetings of the Core Group are available upon request. Please contact the school office.

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