Ian Lane

Chief Executive Officer

Craig Hart


Karim Sorour

Ray Steele


Anne Malcolm


Martin Surtees


Thérèse Quincey

Vice Chair

Nickela Nichol


Tony McPhilips



The role of the Kenton Schools Academy Trust trustees is to:

  • ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school

  • hold our academies to account for the educational performance of the trust and its learners, and the performance management of staff

  • oversee the financial performance of the Trust and make sure its money is well spent

We achieve this commitment through our governing body meetings where we discuss specific areas of the curriculum and plans for development. We challenge proposals brought to the meetings by the senior leadership team and see ourselves as critical friends.

We also meet to provide oversight of finances, staffing and performance data. 

As a governing body, we absolutely support each of our academies in their vision and ethos and try to bring our individual skills to support them in serving the local community and helping all our learners to be the best they can be.


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Kenton Schools Academy Trust

Drayton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


Telephone: 0191 214 2201

Email: governors@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk

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