Netherwood Academy is supported by a Transition Management Board (TMB). The role of the TMB within Astrea Academy Trust is to provide support and challenge and guidance to the academy at a local level with a focus on driving improvement in educational outcomes.

The members of Netherwood’s Transition Management Board are:

  • Mat Wright MBE – Chair, Regional Director
  • Kay Godfrey – Astrea Headteacher, Parent
  • Andrew Crossley – Regional Director
  • Jonny Mitchell – Principal, Netherwood Academy
  • Jenny Machin – National Lead for Inclusion
  • Nic Law – Deputy Director of Safeguarding
  • Tracy Foster – Head of HR Operations
  • Nick Cragg – Trustee

For more information on governance within Astrea, please visit

To see the TMB’s Terms of Reference, please click here.

Statutory governance information can be found here.