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.
|Governor Name||Date of appointment||Term of office||Date of stepping down if relevant||Type of governor
|Ban, Sasha (Chair)||28.10.19||4 years||Appointed by Members
|Berry, Kevin||23.06.21||4 years||Appointed by Members
|Brain, Malcolm||29.03.21||4 years||Co-Opted|
|Crabtree, Mark (VC)||01.09.19||4 years||Appointed by Members
|Day, Aaron||28.10.19||4 years||Staff governor|
|Haigh, Steve||01.09.20||Associate Member||Associate Member|
|Hewison, Tony||01.09.19||4 years||Appointed by Members|
|Hewitson, Clare||17.2.20||4 years||Parent governor appointed by election|
|McLeod, Vicki||04.02.20||4 years||Appointed by Members|
|Pears Melanie||07.03.22||4 years||Appointed by Members|
|Ridley, Emma||14.08.18||4 years||Parent governor appointed by board/no election|
|Turnbull, Fraser||01.09.20||HT||Headteacher (Ex officio)|
|Wilson, Tony||01.09.19||4 years||Appointed by Members|
|Yeo, Jenny||06.03.20||4 years||Parent governor appointed by election|
Members of the Trust
As an Academy, Whickham School is overseen by our Academy Board.
Remit of Governors Click here to view
Remit of Members of the Trust Click here to view
Whickham School Governors Register of Pecuniary Interests Click here to view
Whickham School Governors Attendance Click here to view
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.