Our Directors

The Gosforth Schools’ Trust Board of Directors is made up of representation from all our partner schools and the local authority.  Other seats on the Board are offered to our key partners from the private, public and third sector organisations.


Jane Appleby- Gosforth Park First School

Deborah Ashcroft – Regent Farm First School

Jeremy Bell – Gosforth Central Middle School

Sean Bullick - Independent

John Davison – Archibald First School

Jo Elliott – South Gosforth First School

Martin Fletcher – Dinnington First School

Chris Jewitt – Grange First School

Gill McKay – Brunton First School

Helen McKenna – Broadway East First School

Ayshea Robertson - Independent

Julie Robson – Archbishop Runcie CE First School

George Snaith – Chairman of the Board

Ray Steel - Independent

Tim Stout – Gosforth East Middle School

Deborah Tyler – Newcastle City Council


The directors’ duties are:

  •          To act within the powers of the Trust as laid down in our Memorandum and Articles of                        Association
  •          To promote the success of the Trust
  •          To exercise independent judgement
  •          To avoid conflicts of interest
  •          Not to accept benefits from third parties
  •          To declare interest in any proposed transaction or arrangement