“We aim to send all young people into an ever-changing world able and qualified to play their full part in it.”

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Contact Details

The Gainsborough Academy
Sweyn Lane,
DN21 1PB

Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs R Skelton

Admin Enquiries

Mrs N Whitton (Headteacher’s PA)

Chair of Governors

Mr S Flynn


Mrs J Gibbons


At Gainsborough, we always strive to get things right 100% of the time, but we understand that there may be occasions when we don’t get things quite right for everyone.

On these occasions, we aim to do everything we can to resolve issues at the very earliest opportunity, and to the satisfaction of all parties. If you are unhappy with any aspect of the school, please don’t hesitate to contact us in the following ways:

  • In the first instance, where appropriate, contact the member of staff involved via the school office (admin@gainsboroughacademy.com / 01427 612411)
  • Contact the Headteacher – Mrs R Skelton- via the Head’s PA, Mrs N Whitton – nikki.whitton@gainsboroughacademy.com
  • Contact the Chair of Governors – Shaun Flynn – sflynn-gov@wickersleypt.org

For further information and guidance, please see our Complaints Policy.

Enquiries / Paper Copies

Members of the public with any queries can contact Mrs N Whitton, Headteacher’s PA, using the contact details on this page.

If you require a paper copy of anything on our website, please contact Mrs N Whitton, Headteacher’s PA, using the contact details on this page.


A member of Wickersley Partnership Trust

WPT is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education. It is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number 8833508)

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