Thorp Academy

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Thorp Academy Transition Board Governing Body


Mr. William Purvis Chair of Governing Body

Mr. Ian Lane, (N.E.T Director of Secondary Academies)

Mr. Andrew Jordon, Executive Principal of Thorp Academy

Mrs Loraine Atkinson, Staff Governor

Mr. Ian Scott, Parent Governor

Mrs Anne Leech, Community Governor

Mr. Jim Gaff, (N.E.T.) Governor

Mr. Charles Thoburn, Community Governor

Mrs Paula Bailey, Community Governor

Miss Avril Armstrong, Community Governor

Any correspondence for the Chair of the Governing Body should be addressed to: Mr W Purvis c/o Thorp Academy, Main Road, Ryton, Tyne & Wear. NE40 3AH

Governor Handbook January 2017

Competency Framework for Governance

Northern Education Trust Governance

Articles of Association

Governor Declarations of Interest

Governor attendance and schedule of meetings 2015-2016

Governor attendance and schedule of meetings 2016-2017

To note that:

Mr Purvis is also Chair of Governors at Emmaville Primary and Winlaton West Lane Primary School

Mrs Leech is also a Governor at Ryton Junior School

Mrs Bailey is also a Governor at Parkhead Primary School

Miss Armstrong is also a Governor at Emmaville Primary School