The Trustees are the Trusts governing body. It comprises members drawn from a range of backgrounds and experience. The Trust Board meets often to consider strategic developments, systematic monitoring of college and management performance and prescribed compliance reports. Our Chair of Trustees is Mr Keith Hurst.

The Local Governing Body of Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College meets regularly. It is chaired by Ch Insp Jonathan Grainge, contactable at Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College, Church Walk, Guisborough, TS14 6BU. 01287 280 800

Governance Documents

16 to 19 Academy and Free School supplemental funding agreement

Illustrative Overview of Company and Governance Structure

Name Position Term of office
Ms Asma Shaffi Principal, Prior Pursglove and Stockton 01.01.2021 –
Chief Inspector Jonathan Grainge Chair/Trust Appointed 18.06.2021 – 17.06.2025
Dr Alex Barlow Vice Chair (Parent Governor) 15.01.2020 – 14.01.2024
Mrs Marilyn Collins Trust Appointed 27.09.2022 – 26.09.2026
Miss Amira Smith (nee. El-Tanbouli) Trust Appointed 09.11.2021 – 08.11.2025
Professor Raymond Oliver Trust Appointed 21.06.2021 – 20.06.2025
Miss Jessica Quayle Trust Appointed 13.10.2021 – 12.10.2025
Mr Ruramai Shoko Parent Governor 21.03.2022 – 20.03.2026
Mrs Helena Walker Staff Governor 05.09.2022 – 04.09.2026
Mr Kristopher Lord Staff Governor 11.05.2021 – 10.05.2025
Additional Postings:
Ms Joanna Bailey Chief Executive Officer, TVCT
Mrs Sarah Langstaff Chief Financial Officer, TVCT
Mr Dean Laybourne  Director of Resources, TVCT
Mr Michael Mackin Assistant Principal (Prior)
Mrs Olivia Wytcherley Assistant Principal (Prior)
Mr Nick Barnes Assistant Principal (Stockton)
Ms Emily Cheesman Clerk, Stockton Borough Council

Note: Governors Photo’s to follow:

PP&SSFC LGB Attendance 2021 – 22

Membership and Vacancies

Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form Local Governing Body Business Interests 

Link Governor Roles

Link Role: Governor:
Safeguarding Chief Inspector Jon Grainge (Chair)
Careers Education & Arts Helena Walker (staff governor) and Jess Quayle
Quality of Education Dr Alex Barlow (Vice Chair)
Youth Mentoring and Inclusion Amira El-Tanbouli and Jess Quayle
STEAM Raymond Oliver
Special Educational Needs, Parent and Student Voice Kris Lord (staff governor)


Prior Pursglove and Stockton Sixth Form College is part of Tees Valley Collaborative Trust. For more information about  Board Members, Trustees and the Governance Handbook please visit the Tees Valley Collaborative Trust website. 

Interested in becoming a College Governor?

Governor Leaflet

Appointment of College Governors

Appointment Procedure

Views of Staff and Students

Obtaining the views of staff and students

Complaints Procedure

Complaints Procedure

Annual Reports and Financial Statements

Key financial information can be found by visiting the Tees Valley Collaborative Trust website.