The Thomas Hepburn Community Academy is a member of the National Governors' Association


We have a dedicated team of Governors who are committed to supporting the academy in our drive to improve the educational experience of our students and to strengthen our relationships with our community.

Details of these Governors can be found below:

Colin Ferguson - Sponsor Governor (Chair) - Portfolio Holder for Audit and Risk (inc. Safeguarding)

Kris Lavery - Sponsor Governor - Portfolio Holder for Behaviour and Attendance

Stephanie Lowry - Sponsor Governor - Portfolio Holder for Community Engagement

Jonathan Morris - Sponsor Governor - Portfolio Holder for Closing the Gap (inc. Pupil Premium and SEND)

Also attending Governing Body meetings:

Nikki Gibb - Associate Executive Principal

Kate Wright - Acting Principal

NET Governance Statement

Governors' Handbook

Governor Engagement 2015-16

Governor Engagement 2016-17

IEB Portfolio Remit

Governors Pecuniary Interests

Governors over the last 12 months

Northern Education Trust Governance

If you would like to contact any of our Governors, please write to them using our academy address:

Thomas Hepburn Community Academy
Swards Road
NE10 9UZ