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

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

Governor Membership List

Name Position Term of office
Ms Asma Shaffi Principal, Prior Pursglove and Stockton 01.01.2021 –
Mr Jonathan Grainge Chair/Trust Appointed 18.06.2021 – 17.06.2025
Dr Alex Barlow Vice Chair (Trust Appointed) 15.01.2024 – 14.01.2028
Mrs Marilyn Collins Trust Appointed 27.09.2022 – 26.09.2026
Professor Raymond Oliver Trust Appointed 21.06.2021 – 20.06.2025
Ms Johanna Parlby Trust Appointed 18.09.2023 – 17.09.2027
Ms Seana Rice Trust Appointment 02.11.2022 – 01.11.2026
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 Emily Cheesman Clerk, Stockton Borough Council

College Link Governor Roles

Link Role: Governor:
Safeguarding Jon Grainge (Chair)
Careers Education & Arts Helena Walker, Raymond Oliver and Seana Rice
Quality of Education Dr Alex Barlow (Vice Chair)
Pastoral and Inclusion Ruramai Shoko and Johanna Parlby
Special Educational Needs, Parent and Student Voice Kris Lord (staff governor)


Meet our Governors

Interested in becoming a College Governor?

We currently have a Vacancy for a Parent Governor

Parent Governor Role

Governors Training Programme

Parent Governor Nomination Form

Please contact the College Governance Professional Emily Cheesman on For more information

Trust Governance Arrangements

Complaints Procedure