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A High Performing Specialist Academy for Technology & Applied Learning

Academy Governing Board and Academy Trust

Collingwood College became an Academy on 1 July 2011.  An Academy is a state-funded independent school and is a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee, controlled by an Academy Trust.  The Academy is subject to a Funding Agreement which is a formal contract between Collingwood College and the Department for Education.  Please click on the link below to view this document and other documents relating to the Academy structure:

Academy Trust Documentation

The Members of the Academy Trust are: 

  • Mr Steven Barker (Chair of the Governing Board)
  • Dr John Welch (Vice Chair of the Governing Board)
  • Mr Mark Zymela (Community Governor) 
  • Mrs Marian Raine (Community Governor) 
  • Ms Edwina Bridle (Community Governor) 

A meeting of the Full Governing Board takes place once a term.  Dates for the current academic year are 15 December 2021, 30 March 2022 and 13 July 2022.  Meetings commence at 8.00am and finish at 10.00am. 

Please click here to view the protocol for attending these meetings. 

Please note that the Autumn term meeting will take place by virtual platform and it will not be possible for members of the public to attend.

Contact Mrs S Rutherford, Clerk to the Governors, for further information at 

Curriculum Information