Academy Governance

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Academy Governance 2019-09-02T10:55:07+00:00

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:

  • Nicola Crossley (Chair) – Executive Director of Inclusion (Astrea Academy Trust)
  • Jenni Machin – National Lead for Inclusion (Astrea Academy Trust)
  • Libby Nicholas – Chief Executive Officer (Astrea Academy Trust)
  • Benedick Ashmore-Short – Executive Director of Education (Astrea Academy Trust)
  • John Szynal – Deputy Director of Education and Inclusion (Astrea Academy Trust)
  • Alan Richards – National Leader of Governance
  • David Shuttleworth – Community Member
  • Angela Wells – Principal (Netherwood Academy)

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.