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The documents below are those required by the DfE to be published on the website.

NUAST is supported by a Board of Directors who carry out all the governance functions expected of a traditional school or academy governing body.

If you would like any further information or wish to contact the Board of Directors please contact the Clerk to the Directors, Mrs J. Parker at:

NUAST Board of Directors

  • Nigel Akers
  • Christine Hall
  • David Holdsworth
  • Ron Kenyon
  • Deborah Robinson
  • John Saunders (Chairman)
  • Jon Westley
  • John Tomasevic
  • Noel Worley
  • Chris Jagger
  • David Bishop


Report from the Chair of NUAST Board of Directors- Directors Meeting SEPTEMBER 2017

At their meeting on 18th September 2017 the Board of Directors discussed the following:

  • The excellent Year 11 and Year 13 results. The Directors congratulated the Principal and his team on another set of excellent Year11 and Year 13 examination results.
  • The current position re the transfer of NUAST into the Nova Education Trust (formerly the Torch Academy Gateway Trust)
  • A review of the budget for 2017-18
  • The change of academy status to become an 11-18 academy
  • Reports on achievement including vulnerable groups, attendance, behaviour, exclusions, safeguarding and teaching and learning
  • Health and Safety, including a recent clean fire risk assessment
  • Review of the academy policy for SEND (special educational needs and disability)

John Saunders
Chair of the Board of Directors

April 2018


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