Introducing our Local Governing Committee

We are delighted to announce the names of the members of our Local Governing Committee.

The Local Governing Committee’s role will be to provide support and challenge to us in order to help us achieve XP Trust’s vision for XP Gateshead.

We feel privileged to have such a strong and varied team with a wealth of experience.

The members of our committee are:

Andrea Mead – Chair of the Local Governing Committee, parent governor and headteacher of a special school in Northumberland with a wealth of experience in SEND.

Phil Latham – Principal of Macmillan Academy and CEO of Endeavour Academies Trust with expertise in school leadership and systems leadership.

Julie Mosley – Parent governor and staff governor with experience in secondary school improvement and particular expertise in pastoral leadership.

James Renwick – Experienced primary school teacher with expertise in the KS2 curriculum and primary education in Gateshead and partners in the local area.

Elizabeth Shipley – Clinical psychologist and governor of a local primary school too with a wealth of experience in supporting young people with mental health.

Jane Sutton – Primary link inspector for Gateshead Local Authority with a focus on school improvement, with expertise in the Ofsted framework and school leadership in a range of leadership roles including headteacher.

For more information on our governance click here.