Governance Arrangements

Ryhope Infant School Academy


  Chair : Ms Suzanne Brown                                   Headteacher : Mrs T Allen


Vice-chair : Mrs Alison Guthrie-Wrenn


Ryhope Infant School converted to Academy status on 1st September 2014

Our formal details of incorporation are:

Ryhope Infant School Academy on 5th August 2014 incorporated under the Companies Act as a private company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales.

Company Number: 9161532

Registered address: Shaftesbury Avenue, Ryhope, Sunderland. SR2 0RT.


The Governing Body of Ryhope Infant School Academy meets termly and is responsible for setting the strategic framework of the school and monitoring its implementation. It acts as a 'critical friend' by holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils. The Governing Body also oversees the finances of the school; making sure money is well spent.