- Key Staff
- Safeguarding Team
- Dame Alice Hudson
- Keir Smith
- Chris Wiggins
- Jessica Adler
- Other Key Staff
The Twyford Trust is governed by a Board of Directors which is made up of Church of England representatives, the chairs of school governing bodies, elected staff representatives, elected parent representatives and the Executive Head Teacher. The Directors appoint people who are locally based to serve on the Local Governing Body for each School in the Trust.
The Ada Lovelace Governing Body met for the first time in December 2017 and is made up of local Church of England representatives, co-opted Governors, a Directors representative and the Executive and Associate Head Teachers. Elected staff representatives and elected parent representatives will be added in due course. Currently the Chair of the Local Governing Body is Mrs Emma Harniman, the Ealing Deanery Synod Governor.
Further information about the Governing Body can be found on the Governance page.Back to the top
Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mr Chris Wiggins
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Ms Kate Brewer
To see the details of the Safeguarding Team for 2020/21, please click here.
A link to the Child Protection Policy can be found on our Policy Page.Back to the top
Dame Alice Hudson
Executive Head Teacher
Executive Head Teacher of Twyford CofE Academies Trust since 2012, having previously been Head Teacher at Twyford CofE High School since 2002. She joined Twyford in 2000 as Deputy Head Teacher then progressed to Acting Headteacher.
Prior to Twyford High School she was Deputy Head Teacher at Brentside High School, and previous to that she taught at Central Foundation Boys’ School in Islington and Maria Fidelis School in Euston. Alice was educated at Slough Girls’ High School, Leighton Park School and St Hilda’s Oxford where she read English.Back to the top
Head Teacher, Ada Lovelace CofE High School.
Graduated as a Geography teacher from the Institute of Education in 1995. First teaching post was at Cardinal Wiseman and was appointed as an Assistant Head Teacher at Twyford High School in 2000. He was Deputy Head at Twyford from 2003 and was awarded the NPQH Qualification in 2008, which led to his appointment as Associate Head Teacher at William Perkin CofE High School in 2013. He was appointed as Headteacher for Ada Lovelace CofE High School in September 2019.Back to the top
Deputy Head, Ada Lovelace CofE High School.
Graduated from the University of Worcester in 2005 and
trained as a ICT and Computing teacher in 2006/7 with the University of
Gloucestershire. More recently Chris completed an MA in Education Management at
King’s College London. He joined Twyford Trust as an NQT in 2007 and has
previously held roles of Head of Computing, Curriculum Coordinator and
Assistant Headteacher for Key Stage 3 at Twyford CofE High School before being
appointed Deputy Head for Ada Lovelace in 2019.
Head of Year 7, Ada Lovelace CofE High School.
Jessica graduated from the University of
Cambridge with a degree in Social and Political Sciences. Upon finishing her
university studies, she worked for five years as a presentation planner,
researcher and producer at BBC World News. In 2016 she trained as an RE teacher
through the School Direct scheme, based at William Perkin CofE High School
where, on qualification, she obtained her first teaching post. Jessica gained a
SENCO qualification in 2017 and has also been responsible for implementing the
Ethics programme at Ada Lovelace CofE High School. She was appointed Head of
Year 7 at Ada Lovelace from September 2020.
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Other Key Staff
Other key staff involved in the running of the school will be:
Assistant Headteacher / Head of Staff Delivery & Development - Ms Kate Brewer
Assistant Headteacher / Head of Assessment & Curriculum Organisation - Mr Matthew Cowing
Assistant Headteacher / Twyford Trust SENCO - Mrs Jan Salter
Wider SLT / School SENCO - Mrs Josie Fuchs
Wider SLT - Head of RE and SMSC - Mrs Pia Dixon
Acting Head of Year 9 - Miss Sorcha Nelson
Head of Year 9 - Miss Hannah Marr
Head of Year 8 - Miss Grace Aldridge
Assistant Head of Year 7 - Mr Patrick Cahill
Head of English - Miss Jessica Bannister
Head of Maths - Mr Hugo Fell
Head of MFL - Ms Josephine Lyon
2ic Science - Mr Ethan Fahy
Head of Humanities - Miss Megan Bryant
Head of PE - Miss Amy Wells
Head of Art - Miss Katherine Sullivan
Head of Music - Ms Jasna Meyer
Trust Chaplain - Revd David Brammer
Trust Head of Data & Assessment - Mr Robert Massey
Trust Head of Specialist Music College - Mrs Felix McGonigal
Trust Head of Specialist Languages College - Miss Sharon Moody
Trust Head of Specialist Science - Miss Kiran Bharath
Trust Director of Finance and Operations - Mr Richard Lane
Trust HR Manager - Ms Zoe Ruck
Head Clerk to the Directors and Governing Bodies - Mrs Valerie Drake
To contact a member of staff please see our Contact Us page.Back to the top
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