New College Durham Academies Trust is an established multi academy trust, currently operating two Academies: North Durham Academy and Consett Academy.
The Trust is set up as a company limited by guarantee and has Members and Directors. It has exempt charity registration and is governed by company and charity law and bound by the Memorandum and Articles of Association.
The company was set up by lead sponsor New College Durham and co-sponsor Durham County Council to run Academies within the North East of England. Our first Academy North Durham Academy opened in September 2011 with Consett Academy opening in January 2012.
Please click on the links below to see Members and Directors.
The Accounting Officer is currently Linda Rodham.
The governance arrangements, articles of association and scheme of delegation are:
New College Durham Academies Trust has established committees to discharge its functions. To date, the Trust has established the following committees, with agreed terms of reference. Each Academy has its own Local Governing Body, these are sub-committees of the Academy Trust Board. All Directors and Governors adhere to our Code of Conduct. The membership and terms of reference are listed below:
New College Durham
Durham County Council
Audit & Risk Committee
Chair: Mr A Broadbent
Corporate Services Committee
Chair: Mr P Bradley
Mr K Fairley
(Academies Trust Board)
Quality Assurance, Improvement & Progression Board
Chair: Mrs J Low
Local Governing Body
Chair: Mrs V Somerville