Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Thorp Academy Council Membership

Chair & Vice Chair
Name Position
Mrs Julie Kelly Chair of Thorp Academy Council, Sponsor Governor
Mr Ian Scott Vice Chair of Thorp Academy Council, Parent Governor
Sponsor Governors
Mr Charles Thoburn Sponsor Governor
Mr Danny Meek Sponsor Governor
Mr Chris Stevenson Sponsor Governor
Mrs Janice Gibson Sponsor Governor
Mrs Tracey Barker Sponsor Governor
Mrs Avril Armstrong Sponsor Governor

Staff Governors

Mr Robert Tarn Chief Executive Officer – By virtue of position
Mr Andrew Jordon Executive Principal – By virtue of position
Mrs Karen Hailes Principal – By virtue of position
Mrs Marie Nesbitt Teaching Staff Governor
Mrs Gill Grant Support Staff Governor
Mr Jim Gaff Northern Education Trust Governor
Clerk to the Academy Council (non-voting)
Mrs Deborah Park Clerk to the Academy Council

Any correspondence for the Chair of the Academy Council should be addressed to:

Mrs J Kelly c/o Thorp Academy,
Main Road,
Ryton, Tyne & Wear.
NE40 3AH

Thorp 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.