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Head of Human Resources

Lorna Hodson-Fraser

Lorna heads up our Human Resources Team.

As a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD) she has a wealth of experience in both the private and public sector.

Lorna has proven success in delivering key change projects, with a resulting positive impact and is adept at forging positive relationships with a wide range of organisational stakeholders.   


HR Manager

Wendy Nichol

Wendy is also a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development (CIPD) with over ten  years of experience within the education sector. Wendy has provided HR support and guidance to maintained schools and to the Academy sector both at a Secondary & Primary levels and has developed excellent working relationships with Trade Union partners. She has experience of leading on major staffing restructures as well as supporting schools/academies in key operational areas such as recruitment, performance management, absence management and disciplinary & grievance issues. 

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HR Officers

Christine Jarvis & Gemma Miller

Christine and Gemma are both CIPD qualified and have experience of providing excellent HR administrative services within the school/academies sector. They have experience of providing advice, guidance and initial support on areas such as recruitment, absence management and can effectively support on disciplinary & grievance issues.

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New College Durham Academies Trust

c/o Consett Academy, Ashdale Road, Consett

Co Durham. DH8 6LZ

Company Registration Number: 7195175

[email protected]

01207 594861