Our Board of Governors comprises ten individuals from various backgrounds such as law, accountancy, the education sector and local industry. A number of our Governors are current parents.

The Board provides the strategic management and direction for Teesside High School. They meet on a regular basis and encompass a wide range of expertise, and are committed to the challenge of leading Teesside High School to even greater success.

Any correspondence for the Chair of Governors should be addressed to Mr Christopher Neave, care of Teesside High School, The Avenue, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 9AT.

From time to time there are new vacancies on the Board and it is the intention of the governing body to maintain the right balance of experience and skills. If you should like to register your interest in becoming a school Governor, please can you first write to The Chair of Governors, Teesside High School, The Avenue, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 9AT, enclosing a copy of your CV. Should a suitable vacancy become available, your application will be considered and you may be approached for interview.

Mr C Neave

Chair of Governors, Mr Christopher Neave

Originally from Manchester, I attended Cheadle Hulme School and went on to study Natural Sciences at St John's College, Cambridge University. I first graduated with a BA in 1984 and, subsequently, with an MA in 1986.


Mrs A Greenwood

Mrs Alison Greenwood

Born in Teesside I went to school in the region and started my training to become an accountant locally. In my early 20s I moved to London in 1987. There I began working for the Bodyshop. I went from accounts to new product development and spent time working on developing the brand for overseas markets.


Mr C Atha

Mr Charles Atha

I was educated at Rugby School, followed by Newcastle University where I spend most of the time playing rugby and trying to find the library. I managed to obtain a Law Degree together with a Professional Qualification and I eventually persuaded the Law Society to admit me as a Solicitor in March 1987.


Mrs J Beeton

Mrs Janet Beeton

Of Manx heritage, I was born in Liverpool and attended The Queen Mary High School for Girls. After A-Levels I moved to Sheffield, meeting my future husband during Freshers' Week. Having achieved a B.Ed (Hons) in 1972, I taught in Sheffield primary schools for give years before moving around the country as my husband progressed through junior hospital doctor training grades.


Mr D Lister

Mr Dennis Lister

After leaving Roundhay Grammar School in Leeds, I started work in an Architect’s office and attended Leeds School of Architecture in the evenings. I qualified as an Architect when I was 25 and in the late 60s, I moved with my wife Joyce and our two sons, David and John, to Middlesbrough.


Mr R Tindle

Mr Robert Tindle

After graduating with a degree in Geography, I joined one of the 'big firms' and trained as a Chartered Accountant in their Newcastle office. I am still working in practice as a partner in Tindle's LLP, a firm which not only provides traditional compliance services, but also specialises in providing business advice to a range of entrepreneurial clients.


Miss M Vane

Miss Margaret Vane

I have been connected with the School since I was four years old. I had two terms in the Nursery at Cleveland School and then moved to Queen Victoria High School where I stayed until I was 18 and Head Girl.



Mr Robert Stone

I was educated at George Abbot School in Guildford and after ‘A’Levels worked for one of the high street banks. I had always intended to teach and eventually found myself at Bulmershe College of Education in Reading.



Mr Trevor G Watson

Born locally, I have spent the majority of my life living and working in the area and I currently reside at Hutton Rudby.My professional life has been spent in the property and financial services industry both locally and nationally and I have established a number of successful business’s over the years.