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.
Northern Education Trust
Thorp Academy, Main Road, Ryton, NE40 3AH
Tel: 0191 406 6383
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:
The Ferns Primary Academy is a member of the Bolton Combined Academy Council alongside Kearsley Academy.
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.
|Governor||30th September 2019||16th December 2019||24th February 2020|
|Mr Steven Dale (Chair)||Attended||Attended|
|Mrs Sara Cain (Vice Chair)||Did not attend||Did not attend|
|Mr Muhammed Isa||Attended||Attended|
|Mr James Howard||Attended||Attended|
|Mrs Emma Johns||Attended||Attended|
|Mrs AnMarie Smith||Attended||Attended|
|Mr Andrew Newton||Attended||Attended|
|Mr Dean Buckley||Did not attend||Did not attend|
|Mrs Kim McKee||Attended||Attended|
|Mrs Victoria Fletcher-Simm||N/A||Attended|
Mr. Steven Dale – Chair
The Ferns Primary Academy, Plodder Lane, Farnworth, BL4 0DA
Telephone: 01204 471277