Vision and Ethos

Grovelands, a growth mindset learning culture

Believe, Create, Achieve
We value kindness, fairness, respect and thoughtfulness.
We change lives by providing challenge, choice, inspiration and by encouraging excellence.
We value each individual’s unique contribution to school life and nurture success in a calm, safe and happy community environment.


At Grovelands, we have been developing a Growth Mindset learning culture.

Connect with us

Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive,
Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3UW.

Staff Contacts

  • Executive Headteacher: Mr Jon Goulding
  • Head of School: Miss Kathleen Swaine
  • School Business Manager: Mrs Helen Fingerneissl
  • School Secretary: Mrs Carol Welfare
  • Chair of Governors: Mr Paul Gietzen
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr Jon Goulding
  • Safeguarding Strategic Lead / Senior Mental Health Lead: Miss N Squires
  • Deputy DSLs: Miss K Swaine,  Miss S Coates, Mr R Williams
  • Inclusion Leader: Mrs Naomi Jn. Charles