Project Steering Group

The Discovery Project Steering Group (PSG) was established in April 2017, soon after the Department for Education (DfE) announced that Tees Valley Education Trust had successfully applied to build a new special Free School in Middlesbrough, under the Wave 12 round of applications.

The PSG meet monthly and comprise of the following members:

  • PSG Lead Consultant, who is a former DCS and current NLG.

  • CEO of Tees Valley Education Trust

  • Trustee with responsibility for SEND

  • Trust SEND Inclusion Officer

  • Trust Finance Director

  • Principal Designate of Discovery Special Academy

  • A representative from Middlesbrough Council Children, Families and Learning Department