Wynyard Church of England Academy is being established by the Durham Diocesan Board of Education. This provenance harnesses significant experience in primary and secondary education provision – The Joint Education Team works across the Dioceses of both Newcastle and Durham covering 10 Local Authorities from the Tees to the Tweed offering support and advice to 94 primary schools, 9 middle/high/secondary and all-through schools, 6 Independent Schools and 3 Affiliated Schools.

The school will be run by a Board of Governors who will be accountable to the charitable Trust which oversees the school. In addition the school will be accountable to the Secretary of State for Education through the terms of its Funding Agreement.