Welcome to the Heaton Manor Governing Body

The Governing body was reconstituted on October 1st 2014 due to the formation of the Ouseburn Learning Trust (

The current Instrument of Government came into effect on September 30th 2015.


The Governing Body, together with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team, is responsible and accountable for all major decisions about the school and its future, acting as a ‘Critical Friend’ to the Headteacher and her management team.

We have a range of powers and duties in relation to (this is not a complete list):

To ensure we can carry out our responsibilities each year we calendar monthly meetings. A member/s of the Senior Management Team is present at all meetings.

The Governing Body

The number and type of Governor is dictated by government guidelines.

Local Authority Representative



Co-opted Staff Representatives


A Governor's Term of Office lasts four years

The following have left their position in the past year.

Click here for further information on each Governor.

Other information

We have a budget for governor training and a Service Level Agreement with the Local Authority to provide it.

We actively encourage all newly appointed governors to attend Induction Training and more experienced governors to continue to access training throughout their term of office.

All new governors are "partnered" up with a governor mentor/buddy as a personal contact for support and the times when you wonder why you became a governor.

If you wish to contact a member of the Governing Body please contact:

Helen Dougal, PA to the Headteacher tel: 0191 2818486. or email:

Contact Us

Heaton Manor School & Sixth Form
Jesmond Park West
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tel: +44(0)191 2818486
Fax: +44(0)191 2810381

Email Admin (Mrs Burn)
Key staff email list


If you have a question or query feel free to contact us.

Job Opportunities

Current Vacancies and application forms

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Statutory information