Our Central Team

As well as our schools, we have a Central Team whose purpose is to ensure our Trust runs smoothly enabling our academies to focus on Teaching and Learning. The central team consists of a variety of roles including Wellbeing Service, SCITT and the Teaching School.



  • Peter Tidmarsh
  • Karen Salmons
  • Angela Cass
    Teaching and Learning School Director
  • Daniella Smith
    Teaching and Learning School Administrator
  • Martin Green
    Admin Lead, Early Career Professional Development Programme
  • Susan Marbe
    SCITT Director
  • Emma Squires
    Deputy SCITT Director
  • Vanessa Smullen
    SCITT Manager
  • Sarah Hurwood
    Head of the Wellbeing Service
  • Karen Bowden
    Wellbeing Service Family Support Worker
  • Melissa May
    Wellbeing Service Administrator
  • Tula Smith
    HR Director
  • Dannii Owens
    Operations Manager
  • Matthew Harrison
    Technology Manager
  • Lorna Newcombe
    Office Manager
  • Jenny Scola
    Finance Manager
  • Elisabeth Nunn
    Head of Governance/Company Secretary