Regional Schools Commissioner for North of England

Janet Renou

Janet Renou



Janet Renou started in her role on 1 September 2014. Before her appointment, Janet was the Headteacher of Skipton Girls’ High School. Earlier in her career Janet also:

  • worked as Vice Principal at Landau Forte College in Derby
  • served as a national leader of education

Regional Schools Commissioner for North of England

The Regional Schools Commissioner for the North of England is responsible for making decisions about the academies and free schools in the following local authorities:

  • Cumbria
  • Darlington
  • Durham
  • Gateshead
  • Hartlepool
  • Middlesbrough
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • North Tyneside
  • North Yorkshire
  • Northumberland
  • Redcar and Cleveland
  • South Tyneside
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • Sunderland

More information about the responsibilities of RSCs is available.

Read the regional vision statement for North of England which describes the RSC’s aims and commitments in fulfilling her responsibilities in this region.

Read about the North of England Headteacher Board.

If you have any questions email the commissioner’s office