The David Ross Education Trust

David Ross Education Trust schools create a rich and exciting learning environment that inspires students to become their confident, academic best.

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Skegness Grammar School

We produce well-rounded individuals, and take pride in their personal achievements. Our students aspire to high academic success, whilst enjoying a variety of extra curricular opportunities.


Skegness Grammar School is governed by an Academy Scrutiny Committee.

Our governors are:

Governors (ID 1108)

  • Jude Hunton
    Executive Headmaster
  • Daniel Shoubridge
    Trust Senior Link
  • Cllr Jimmy Brookes
    DRET Appointed Governor (Chair)
  • Michael Burke
    DRET Appointed Governor (Vice Chair)
  • James Dean
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Alex Green
    Staff Governor
  • David Orton
    Staff Governor
  • Michael Cowley
    Parent Governor
  • Helen Grunnill
    Parent Governor
  • Allison Hart
  • Jodie Evans
    DRET Appointed Governor
  • Samuel Sleight
    DRET Appointed Governor


Governor Assigned Responsibilities

Safeguarding - James Dean
Teaching, Learning and Curriculum - Daniel Shoubridge
SEND - Michael Burke
Pupil Premium - Helen Grunnill

Contacting a Governor

To contact a governor, please contact the Trust Governance Team by emailing

If you are looking to contact a Governor to make a complaint or share a concern, please note that as per our Complaints Policy, governors do not investigate complaints at Stage 1 or Stage 2.  This enables them to be impartial should a complaint be escalated to a Stage 3 governor panel. If you wish to make a complaint, please complete this form and your complaint will be investigated accordingly.

Scheme of Delegation

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

Minutes of the Academy Scrutiny Committee

Should you wish to view a copy of the minutes of the ASC at this academy, please contact the Trust Governance Team, who will be able to provide you with an electronic or paper copy of the minutes.

Are you interested in becoming an academy governor?

We are looking for new governors to support our academies. Our governors work closely with their academies to support the Trust’s goal of broadening the horizons of young people through a world-class education, equipping our students with the skills and experiences to become their confident, academic best, no matter what.

If you have an interest in, and commitment to, improving education and would like to make a difference within your community, please register your interest in becoming a governor by completing our governor application form. If you have any questions about a governor’s role or responsibilities please contact us at or review our information pack below. 

governor recruitment booklet summer 2023.pdf



What is it like being a governor with DRET?

To understand what it is like to be a governor with us, take a look at our testimonial booklet and videos which contain insights from serving governors.

governor testimonial booklet.pdf


 Emma Bennett 

Angela Watts 

Stephen Platten 

Garry Allen 


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