Governor Profile

  • Ms Tracy Rimmer

    Chair of Governors (Co-opted)

    Term of Office - 29.10.2014 - 28.10.2018
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : None

    My name is Tracy Rimmer. I have been a Co-opted Governor at Grove Street Primary School since 2010. I am very proud to have been elected Chair of Governing Body this year. I thrive on being part of this great school and supporting Mrs Marshall to get the best for the children attending Grove Street.

    My background is in Education. I was the Children's Centre Manager in South Wirral from 2008 to 2016 and before that I was a teacher on Wirral. I am currently working for Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority as part of the Special Educational Needs Team.

    If you would like to have a chat with me please don't hesitate to contact me via the school office 0151 645 2170 or email me on chairofgovernors@grovestreet.wirral.sch.uk

  • Mr Tim Kelly

    Vice Chair of Governors (Co-opted)

    Term of Office - 27.6.2016 - 26.7.2020
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : Governor at Wirral Metropolitan College

    My name is Tim Kelly. I have been a Governor at Grove Street Primary School for 7 years and am Vice Chair of the Board.

    I retired after spending 25 years in Further Education, first as a Lecturer and then as a Student Support Manager.

    I have 2 grandchildren who attend a Primary School in Liverpool.

  • Mr Andrew Greenhough

    Co-opted Governor (Safeguarding Governor)

    Term of Office - 21.9.2017 - 27.9.2021
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : None

    My name is Andrew Greenhough and I am the Vicar of St Mark’s Church in New Ferry and have been a member of the Governing Body since 2005.

    I studied psychology and biology for my first degree, and returned to University to study theology prior to becoming a clergyman in 1994.

    I am one of the “safer recruitment” Governors, involved in Staff appointments and other Personnel matters.

    I am a keen musician, and enjoy playing piano, guitar, bass, drums and trumpet (not all at the same time!)

    I am married, with two teenage children.


  • Miss Sally McLeod

    Staff Governor

    Term of Office - 09.2104 - 09.2018
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : Class Teacher at Grove Street Primary School

    My name is Sally McLeod and I have been a teacher at Grove Street for three years. I have been a Governor for two years.

    I have taught mainly in the Foundation Stage and have spent some time teaching in Year One. This year I am teaching a Reception Class.

    In my spare time I volunteer as a Brownie Leader and I am trained to teach Zumba to children.

  • Mrs Meg Marshall

    Headteacher Governor

    Term of Office - Not Applicable
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : Headteacher at Grove Street Primary School

    I have been Headteacher of our wonderful school since January 2011. This is my second Headship and I have been a Governor in all of my previous schools.
    My vision is for every child to be happy in their learning and achieve their potential in preparation for adult life.

  • Mr Michael Vobe

    Co-opted Governor

    Term of Office - 1.9.2016 - 30.8.2020
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : None

    My name is Mike Vobe. I was born and brought up in New Ferry and have been associated with Grove Street Primary School since I was five years old.
    I attended the school as both and infant and junior in the 1960's and returned as a Governor in the early 1980's. I have been on the Governing Body for over 25 years and have served as both Chair and Vice Chair for some of that time.

  • Mrs Nicola Cornford

    Co-opted Governor (SEND Governor)

    Term of Office - 17.11.2016 - 16.11.2020
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest : None

    My name is Nicky Cornford. I have lived in the South Wirral area all my life. I live with my son Ben and my dog Mylo. I started my career as a manger of a residential care home for the elderly and I now run my own company which is a care agency . This is the first time I have been a school governor and am really enjoying being part of the Grove Street community.

  • Mrs E Black

    Parent Governor

    Term of Office - 21.9.2017 - 21.9.2021
    Relevant business and pecuniary Interests

  • Mr Jones

    Parent Governor

    Term of Office Oct 2017 - Oct 2021 (TBC)
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest:

  • Mr Warren Ward

    Local Authority Governor

    Term of Office - 17.11.2016 - 16.11.2020
    Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest

    I am a former pupil of Grove Street Primary School and when I was elected in May 2016 I was one of the UK’s youngest elected politicians. I am Chairperson of the New Ferry Town Team and I was a former apprentice of the Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner, Rt.Hon Jane Kennedy. I live in New Ferry and am one of five generations to have attended the school over the past one hundred years.

  • Co-opted Governor - Vacancy

  • Co-opted Governor - Vacancy

  • Miss Clare Mercer

    Co-opted Governor - Resigned

    Term of Office - 12.9.2013 - 11.9. 2017
    Miss Clare Mercer resigned from the governing body September 2017

  • Mr Steve Hennie

    Co-opted Governor - Resigned

    Term of Office - 14.11.2013 - 13.11.2017
    Mr Steve Hennie resigned from the governing Body in September 2017

  • Mrs Jane Clements

    Parent Governor - Resigned

    Term of Office - 14.3.2014 - 13.3.2017 - End of Term

  • Mr Rob Buckingham

    Co-opted Governor - Resigned

    Term of Office - 5.9.2012 - 4.9.2016
    Mr Robert Buckingham resigned from Grove Street Governing Body in September 2016.

  • Ms Sam Sailes

    Parent Governor - Resigned

    Term of Office - 14.3.14 - 13.3.18
    Ms Sam Sailes resigned from Grove Street Governing Body in March 2016.

  • Councillor Williams

    Local Authority Governor - Resigned

    Term of Office - 17.11.2014 - 16.11.2018
    Councillor Irene Williams resigned from Grove Street Governing Body in October 2016