As a charitable company limited by guarantee, Northern Education Trust is governed by a Board of Directors also referred to as Trustees who are responsible for, and oversee the strategic control, management and administration of the Trust and the academies ran by the Trust.
In order to discharge these responsibilities the Trustees appoint people who are more locally based to serve on a board, the Academy Council, which has been established to ensure the good governance of the Academy.
The role of the Academy Council is to:
Members of the Academy Council, called Governors, are expected to question, challenge and support the academy leadership and feel comfortable that they know, and are able to discuss, the performance of the academy.
To view information on Board Members and Trustees of Northern Education Trust, please click here to visit the Northern Education Trust website.
Northern Education Trust
Thorp Academy, Main Road, Ryton, NE40 3AH
Tel: 0191 406 6383
There are currently no vacancies on the council, if you would like more information however about vacancies in the future, please see Mrs Lansbury-Palmer (Regional Business Manager).
If you would like to contact our Chair of Governors please send a letter to the school and we will ensure it is passed on.
Chair of Governors, Mr Phil Smith can be contacted at:
Merlin Top Primary Academy