The Retford Post 16 Centre is a collaborative partnership between Retford Oaks Academy, The Elizabethan Academy and North Notts College.

Chair of the Retford Post 16 governors’ committee rotates annually.  For the academic year 2017-18, Cllr. Mike Quigley is the Chair of the post 16 governors.


Principal of The Elizabethan Academy Mrs Christine Horrocks
Principal of Retford Oaks Academy Mrs Heather Widdup
Acting Directors of Post 16 Centre Mr Jason White and Ms Gemma Murphy
Chair of Governors from The Elizabethan Academy Dr Derek Cheetham
Vice Chair of Governors of The Elizabethan Academy Mrs Lindsay Jones
Chair of Governors of Retford Oaks Academy Cllr Mike Quigley
Vice Chair of Retford Oaks Academy Mr Andrew Knight
Chief Executive of RNN Mr John Connolly
Director of North Notts College Mr Paul Baylis
Chair of Governors of North Notts College Mrs Catherine Burn

The centre has a joint management team, with senior leader representation from each of the three partner organisations. All have their own constitution and governing body, with a clear mandate and responsibility for the joint success of the centre.

For more information about, see the individual academy/college websites: