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Each school within the Foundation has two sub-committees, namely a ‘Finance and Audit, HR, Premises and IT Sub-committee’ and a ‘Curriculum and Standards Sub-committee’.

Each sub-committee is populated by local governing body members who are joined by non-voting associate members. An associate member is usually a member of staff with experience in a given area.

The ‘Curriculum and Standards Sub-committee’ focuses on teaching, learning and assessment as well as the personal development, welfare and outcomes of all students. The ‘Finance and Audit, HR, Premises and IT Sub-committee’ considers each of its assigned areas in depth.

The sub-committees will hold to account the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team and will also ensure that best practice is effectively embedded. Both sub-committees report back to the Local Governing Body meetings.

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Emmanuel College students’ academic results place the College amongst the highest ranked schools in England for both progress and attainment.
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After opening in 2005, Trinity Academy became the most improved school in England, and was named as the “most improved school in Yorkshire” for three consecutive years.
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The King’s Academy, Middlesbrough, marked its tenth anniversary with its best results to date and a £1.2m investment in Sixth Form and Performing Arts facilities.
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Named after an eighth-century monk and scholar from Northumbria, Bede Academy, Blyth, opened in 2009 as one of the first “all-through” Academies in England, educating students from age 3 to 19.
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The Emmanuel Schools Foundation has been involved in education since 1989.
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The King’s Academy welcomes four times the average proportion of students with special needs, and its provision for these young people has been described as “exemplary” and “outstanding”.
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The King's Academy, a specialist business and enterprise Academy in Coulby Newham, South Middlesbrough, opened as an 11-19 school of 1200 students in September 2003.
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Emmanuel College was founded in 1990 as Tyneside’s City Technology College (CTC) and opened with just 150 Year 7 students. Emmanuel now educates over 1,300 students across the 11 to 19 age range.
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Trinity Academy opened in September 2005 and replaced Thorne Grammar School as it celebrated its 75th Anniversary.
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In the five Ofsted inspections over the course of its history, Emmanuel has maintained an unbroken record of Ofsted “Outstanding”.
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Examination results last year placed Bede Academy in the top 8% of state-funded schools in England for Progress 8 and for progress in mathematics.
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In its first decade, The King’s Academy was placed among the top 10% of schools in England for added value and became the “most improved school in the North East”.
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To celebrate its 25th anniversary Emmanuel College raised £45,000 to build a primary school in Tembisa township, South Africa.
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Trinity Academy in Thorne was described as “a beacon of hope” by Lord Andrew Adonis, Education Advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair, in 2007.