Governing Body

Consett Academy's  Local Governing Body (LGB) meets once a term to consider key aspects of the Academy and challenge the Principal: Principal’s Report, Finance, Human Resources, Business, ICT and Health & Safety are standing items on the agenda.

We have five Lead Sponsor governors, one LA governor, two staff governors and two parent governors:

Karl Fairley (Chair)

New College Durham

John Widdowson

New College Durham

Peter Boyle Sponsor Governor

Councillor Bob Glass

Local Authority

Chris Wardale

Sponsor Governor

Karen Poxon

Parent Governor

Jane Davis

Parent Governor

Gem Horth

Staff Governor

Jo Yates

Staff Governor

Richard Scott Sponsor Governor
Natalie Bell Sponsor Governor
Hannah Francis Sponsor Governor

Local Governing Body Members and Interests

Local Governing Body Terms of Reference

Each member is assigned to one of the sub-committees and links to one or more significant areas of the Academy.

LGB Link Governors

Directorate

Learning Director

Governor

SEND

Sara Ebbing

Gem Horth

English

Di Thompson

Karl Fairley

Mathematics

Mike Stokoe

Bob Glass

Science

Colin Booth

Karl Fairley

Humanities

Jo Yates

Karen Poxon

Sport & Performance

Sue Hutchinson

Peter Boyle

Technology & Creative Arts

Martin Johnson

Chris Wardale

Languages and Culture Helen Potter Jane Davis
Child Protection Rachel Somerville Karl Fairley
Pupil Premium Peter Fremaux Karl Fairley
Sixth Form Rachel Somerville Natalie Bell
Looked After Children Rachel Somerville Karl Fairley
Teaching and Learning Kevin Reynolds Jane Davis
SMSC Rachel Somerville Richard Scott

 

We also have two LGB sub-committess which meet once per term.

LGB Sub-Committees

Education

Leadership & Corporate Services

Karen Poxon (Chair)

Karl Fairley (Chair)

Peter Boyle  

Natalie Bell  

Karl Fairley

Jane Davis

Hannah Francis

Bob Glass

Gem Horth  

Kevin Reynolds

Kevin Reynolds

Richard Scott
Chris Wardale Jo Yates