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Governance Information

The Local Governor has responsibility for contributing to the work of the governing body in ensuring high standards of achievement for all children and young people in the school by:

  • Setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding the Principal to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; and
  • Ensuring the school and staff have the correct resources and support to fulfil their function.

For information about our governing body, including membership, attendance and register of business interests, click here.

Corby Technical School is part of the Brooke Weston Trust. Brooke Weston Trust is governed by the Board of Directors who are ultimately responsible for holding the Executive Team to account. At Brooke Weston Trust we place great significance of the importance of governance in raising school standards and ensuring effectiveness in the running of our academies.

The Board of Directors delegate responsibilities to specific committees in order to aid them in carrying out their function. For more information about Brooke Weston Trust governance, including information about the Funding Agreement, Articles of Association, Annual Account and Report etc. please click here.

Demelza Burn - Chair of Governors                                            

Demelza-Jane Burn joined the Corby Technical School governing body in July 2019. Demelza grew up in Kettering and attended Bishop Stopford.  Demelza has over 20 years strategic marketing experience across charity, healthcare, professional body, industrial and financial services sectors. She was one of the youngest students to obtain an MBA at 25 years. In her spare time, Demelza is a singer in a local community choir, loves karaoke and plays the piano and clarinet.