- Key Staff
- Safeguarding Team
- Dame Alice Hudson
- Keir Smith
- Chris Wiggins
- Katharina Reif
- Jan Salter
- 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 Revd Stephen Morris, the Bishop’s representative Foundation Governor.Back to the top
Designated Safeguarding Lead - Miss Emily Waspe
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Ms Amy Newman
To see the details of the Safeguarding Team for 2018/19, 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 will be Acting Associate Headteacher for Ada Lovelace CofE High School whilst the school is located at William Perkin CofE High School.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.
Graduated with a Master’s degree in English and History from the University of Heidelberg in Germany, with part of her studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA. Upon finishing her PGCE, she was awarded the John William Adamson Prize from King’s College, London. Her first teaching position was at William Perkin CofE High School in 2016 and she has been part of the Trust ever since. Since 2018, she has been Head of Year 7 at Ada Lovelace CofE High School.
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Assistant Head Teacher & Head of Learning and Inclusion/SENCO, The Twyford CofE Academies Trust
Graduated as an English teacher from London University. Has worked in three other local secondary schools as an English teacher. Took a Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties in 2000 and has worked teaching children with SEN since then. Has worked as a Specialist Teacher at Twyford CofE High School since 2001 and has been SENCO since 2005. Current role is Assistant Head Teacher – Head of Learning & Inclusion/SENCO for the Twyford Academies Trust.Back to the top
Other Key Staff
Other key staff involved in the running of the school will be:
Assistant Headteacher / Head of Staff Delivery & Development - Miss Kate Brewer
Wider SLT / Head of Assessment & Curriculum Organisation - Mr Matthew Cowing
Head of Year 8 - Miss Hannah Marr
Trust Chaplain - Revd David Brammer
Trust Head of Data & Assessment - Mr Robert Massey
Trust Head of e-Curriculum - Mrs Ania Townsend
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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