Governance at Whickham


The Governing Body

The Governing Body is enthusiastic and active and they bring a wide range of experiences and skills derived from their diverse employment in commerce, industry and education.  You can read more about them on the Meet our Governors Page

Governor NameDate of appointmentTerm of officeDate of stepping down if relevantType of governor
Ban, Sasha (Chair)28.10.19 4 years Appointed by Members
Berry, Kevin23.06.21 4 years Appointed by Members
Brain, Malcolm 29.03.214 yearsCo-Opted
Brown, Adam14/06/224 yearsAppointed by Members
Crabtree, Mark (VC)01.09.194 yearsAppointed by Members
Gabel, Rachael17.2.234 yearsParent governor
Haigh, Steve01.09.20Associate MemberAssociate Member
Hewison, Tony 01.09.194 yearsAppointed by Members
Hewitson, Clare17.2.204 yearsParent governor appointed by election
Lambert, Mark17.2.234 yearsParent governor
McLeod, Vicki04.02.204 yearsAppointed by Members
Pears Melanie 07.03.224 yearsAppointed by Members
Scott, Sian01.09.224 yearsStaff governor
Simpson, Laura01.09.224 yearsParent governor
Turnbull, Fraser01.09.20HTHeadteacher (Ex officio)
Wilson, Tony01.09.194 yearsAppointed by Members


Members of the Trust

As an Academy, Whickham School is overseen by our Academy Board.

  • S Ban
  • L Levy
  • D Murphy
  • M Pears


Further Information

Interested in becoming a School Governor?

Being a school governor is a challenging but hugely rewarding role which gives you the chance to make a real difference to young people. If you think you’ve got what it takes we’d love to hear from you!

We’re particularly interested in those who have a background or skills in marketing/PR, education/inspection, procurement and Health & Safety.

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