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.

Northern Education Trust – Board Members & Trustees

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


Members of the Whitecliffe Local Academy Council

Please click here to view members of the Local Academy Council

Chair of Governors, Mr Neil Anderson can be contacted at:
Whitecliffe Academy, Kilton Lane, Carlin How, TS13 4AD
e: [email protected]


Governance Information
Attendance Records at Meetings 2018-2019
Name Meetings attended Out of a possible
Anthony Rice 3 3
Elaine Whitehead 3 3
Ian Morrish 3 3
Neil Anderson 3 3
Sara McCallum 3 3
Robert Cole 3 3
Gail Ash 2 2
Georgina Cunningham 2 2

Whitecliffe Primary 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.

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