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

Vacancy

Local Authority

Karen Poxon

Sponsor Governor

Vacancy

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

Tom Clough

Bob Glass

Science

Emma Collinson

Karl Fairley

Sport & Performance

Laura Foster

Peter Boyle

Technology & Creative Arts

Becky Pallers-Gill

Chris Wardale

Languages and Culture Helen Potter Jane Davis & Karen Poxon
Child Protection Rachel Somerville Karl Fairley
Disadvantaged Students Kate Jackson Karl Fairley
Sixth Form Rachel Somerville Natalie Bell
Looked After Children Rachel Somerville Karl Fairley
Teaching and Learning Kate Jackson 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

Kevin Reynolds

Gem Horth  

Richard Scott

Kevin Reynolds

Jo Yates