Board of Governors
The Board of Governors is responsible to the Department of Education and Ofsted for the oversight and strategic management of the school. Any enquiries, issues or concerns relating to The King’s Academy should be raised with the Principal or his staff in the first instance, however, parents are free to write to Mr Nigel Robson, Chair of Governors, if they so wish.
Any letter intended for the Chair of Governors should be addressed to Miss C Taylor, Company Secretary, Trinity House, Sixth Avenue, Blyth, NE24 2SY.
A full list of Governors is shown below:
|Name of Governor||Status||Date of Appointment||Responsibility|
|Mr Nigel Robson||Chairman, AIB Member||01.12.07||Key Stage 3&4, AIB Member|
|Dr David Broughton||Local Governor||01.12.08||Pupil Premium & SEN|
|Councillor Janice Brunton||Council Governor||01.12.06||Looked After Children|
|Mr Kenneth Stone||Local Governor, AIB Member||01.04.15||British Values, Behaviour & Discipline|
|Mrs Helen Malbon||Local Governor||27.09.16|
|Mr Nicholas Dent||Vice Chairman and Parent Governor||01.04.15||Sixth Form & Careers, Behaviour & Discipline, AIB Member|
|Mr John Rhodes||Local Governor||01.09.15||Health and Safety, Key Stage 3&4, Safeguarding|
|Mr Chris Young||Local Governor||02.12.16|
|Mr Colin Geddes||Local Governor||13.02.17|
|Mr Darren Warburton||Finance Director|
|Mr David Dawes||Principal|
|Mrs Angela Thorpe||PA to the Principal|
|Miss Christine Taylor||Company Secretary|
The local governing body appoints each governor after the completion of skills audit to ensure a full comprehensive cohort of governors.
The term of office is for a duration of four years after which a governor may be re-elected. All governors have been appointed by the Local Governing Body unless otherwise stated.
Governance functions are delegated to the Local Governing Body (“LGB”) by the ESF Board. The details of the delegation are contained within a scheme of delegation which can be found in the Governance section of the ESF website.
The declarations of interest for the Local Governing Body can be found in the attached document – Declarations of Interest
Governance attendance at Local Governor Board meetings can be found in the attached document – Governor Attendance
The registered member of The King’s Academy is Emmanuel Schools Foundation. The Board of Directors can be found on the ESF website.
The ESF Funding Agreement can be found here.
The current members of Emmanuel Schools Foundation are:-
Reverend Professor Dr David Wilkinson
Dr Mark Pike
Pastor Kenneth Stone
Dr Beverley Kenny