SBM Networks in the North East

To find out more information about any of these networks or two discuss setting one up in your area please contact us.

SBM Coffee Break

Wednesdays 2-3pm , online. Check emails on the day incase of change of time.

Schools North East SBM Council

The Council aims to:

Develop a powerful voice for the North East’s SBMs and raise their profile with Head Teachers to ensure they fully understand the contribution that SBMs make to North East schools.

Provide local and regional support, bespoke to each local area/ network.

The Council meets three times a year and a representitive sits on the Advisory Board.

The Council is comprised of School Business Managers from across the different sub-areas of the North East. The complete list of council members HERE


Durham School Business Managers Group

Meets once per term

Open to:
Everyone with a School Business Manager, Finance, Office Manager role in the Durham Area in both maintained and academy.

Diocese Of Hexham & Newcastle School Business Leaders

Open to:

School Business Leaders working in the Catholic Dioceses of Hexham and Newclastle


South Tyneside Admin Representatives in Schools

Open to:
Anyone working in a school office, finance or HR capacity in maintained schools or academies. Inclusive of nursery, primary and secondary.


Newcastle Association for School Business Leaders

Open to: all those working in the business of school management in the Newccaslte area, both maintained and academy.

Meet once per term


Darlington School Business Managers

For all those involved in the back office of schools is in Darlington area. Open to primary and secondary, academy or maintained.

Meet: once per term

Gateshead Cluster Group

For School Business Managers

Open to:

All School Business Managers working in both maintained schools and academies in the Gateshead area. Open to both primary and secondary.

Gateshead Heworth Cluster

School Business Managers in the Heworth area

Open to:

All working in primary or seconday, maintained or academy in the Gateshead LA area.

Meet once per term.