Trustees’ information and duties

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Trustees’ information and duties

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Trustees’ information and duties

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:

  • Carry the Trust vision, policies and priorities forward
  • Provide internal assurance
  • To develop the local community and employer links

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.

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Academy Council

Northern Education Trust sponsors two secondary academies in Hartlepool and we have one Combined Academy Council supporting and challenging both academies.

View the members of Hartlepool Secondary Combined Academy Council

If you are interested in becoming an Academy Council member please discuss your involvement initially with the Principal.

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Academy Council address for correspondence –

Mr. John Taylor – Chair of Governors
Dyke House Sports and Technology College,
Mapleton Road,
Hartlepool,
TS24 8NQ

Northern Education Trust
Thorp Academy, Main Road, Ryton, NE40 3AH

w: www.northerneducationtrust.org
t: 0191 406 6383
e: [email protected]

View the Northern Education Trust’s Board and Trustee Members

 

Dyke House Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.