Governance

Our Trustee Board works with the Headteacher and staff to shape the future direction of our Academy to provide the best opportunities and potential for all of our students.

The role of the Trustee Board is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

  • agree the aims and objectives for the school
  • agree the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • agree the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher

Our current Governing Board consists of the following:

Name Position
Miss Kate Morris Trustee (Headteacher)
Mrs Christine Ford Trustee
Mr John Rostron Member
Mr David McDonald Member & Trustee
Cllr Dianne Snowdon Member
Mrs Claire Watts Trustee
Mr Ian Tindle Trustee (Chair)
Mr Paul Eastwood Trustee
Rev Nicholas Barr-Hamilton Trustee
Mr Lesley Todd Member
Ms Gemma Donovan Trustee
Mr Mark Cowley Trustee (Vice Chair)
Mr Justin Messenger Trustee

 

Our Trustee Board operate a “flat” structure/alignment and meet once a month, allowing for school holidays.

Our Chair can be contacted at the Academy address – Biddick Academy, Biddick Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8AL

Please click on the links below to access  information regarding Biddick Academy Trust Governing Board

Trustees Terms of Reference and Scheme of Delegation

Trustee Board & Members – Attendance 2019-2020

Trustee Board & Members Terms of Office and Declared Interests – January 2021

Biddick Academy Statement of Accounts 2017 – 2018

Biddick Academy Statement of Accounts 2018 – 2019

Biddick Academy Statement of Accounts 2019 – 2020

Articles of Association

Memorandum of Association

Master Funding Agreement dated 27 June 2013_Part1

Master Funding Agreement dated 27 June 2013_Part2

Master Funding Agreement dated 27 June 2013_Part3

Master Funding Agreement dated 27 June 2013_Part4

Master Funding Agreement dated 27 June 2013_Part5

Master Funding Agreement dated 27 June 2013_Part6