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, please see here for list of members.

Local Governing Body Register of Interests - March 2019

Local Governing Body - List of Members - May 2019

Local Governing Body Terms of Reference - July 2018

Code of Conduct for Directors and Local Governing Body Members - July 2018

Standing Orders of the Board and Committees - April 2019

LGB Link Governors


Learning Director



Sara Ebbing

Gem Horth


Di Thompson

Karl Fairley*


Tom Clough

Christine Warren*


Alex Pettican

Hannah Francis

Sport & Performance

Louise Crawford

Karl Fairley

Technology & Creative Arts

Jim Green

Languages and Culture Jo Yates Karl Fairley
Disadvantaged Students Kate Jackson Christine Warren*
Sixth Form Rachel Somerville Natalie Bell
Safeguarding (inc child protection) Jamie Ward Karl Fairley
Teaching and Learning Kate Jackson  
SMSC Jamie Ward  
CEIAG Ben Crowder Natalie Bell

* Cross Academy


Page reviewed and updated May 2019