Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is responsible to the Department of Education and Ofsted for the oversight and strategic management of the school. Any enquiries, issues or concerns relating to Trinity Academy should be raised with the Principal or his staff in the first instance, however, parents are free to write to Mr Nigel Robson, Chair of Governors, if they so wish.

Any letter intended for the Chair of Governors should be addressed to:

Miss C Taylor, Company Secretary, Trinity House, Sixth Avenue, Blyth, NE24 2SY.

A full list of Governors is shown below:

Name of Governor Status Date of Appointment Responsibility
Mr Nigel Rhyl Robson Chairman 01.12.07
Mr John Hair Local Governor 01.12.08 S.E.N.D
Mr Ernest Bridgewood
Resigned 01.10.15
Local Governor 01.12.08
Mr Mark Harvey Parent Governor 01.07.10
Pastor Graham Johnson Local Governor 01.12.08 Ethos
Mrs Sally Clifford Local Governor 01.04.15
Mr Martin Oldknow Local Governor 01.08.14 Health & Safety Safeguarding
Dr Mark Andrew Pike Parent Governor 01.07.14


Name Status
Mr David Page Principal
Mrs Patricia Rowland Finance Manager
Miss Christine Taylor Company Secretary


The local governing body appoints each governor after the completion of skills audit to ensure a full comprehensive cohort of governors.

The term of office is for a duration of four years after which a governor may be re-elected.  All governors have been appointed by the Local Governing Body unless otherwise stated.

Trinity Academy Declarations of Interest

Governance attendance at Local Governor Board meetings can be found in the attached document.

Trinity Academy Governor Attendance

The Board of Trinity Academy

The Board of Trinity Academy consists of the following trustees (directors):-

Name Date of Appointment
Nigel Rhyl Robson (Chairman) 30.03.04
Mark Andrew Pike 20.08.14
Martin Oldknow 20.08.14
Donald Hutton 20.08.14
Mark Harvey 08.07.10

The declarations of interest for the Board of Trinity Academy can be found below

Trinity Academy Board Declarations of Interest

The registered member of Trinity Academy is The Emmanuel Schools Foundation of which the Board of Directors consists of:

Name Date of Appointment
Nigel Rhyl Robson (Chairman) 09.12.08
Mark Andrew Pike 10.07.14
Martin Oldknow 15.07.14
Donald Hutton 10.07.14


The current member of The Emmanuel Schools Foundation is United Learning Trust.