Governors

The Trust is governed by a Board of Directors which is made up of Church of England representatives, the chairs of school governing bodies 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 Twyford Local Governing Body is made up of local Church of England representatives, elected staff representatives, elected parent representatives, co-opted Governors, a Directors representative and the Associate Head Teacher. Currently the Chair of the Local Governing Body is Mrs Magdalina Tromans.

Further information about the the Local Governing Body can be found in .


Senior Leadership Team

Dame Alice Hudson

Dame Alice Hudson

CEO

Before becoming CEO, Alice had been Executive Headteacher of 黄色直播 Academies Trust since 2012. She was previously Headteacher at 黄色直播 High School since 2002. She joined Twyford in 2000 as Deputy Headteacher then progressed to Acting Headteacher. Prior to Twyford High School she was Deputy Headteacher at Brentside High School, and previous to that she taught at Central Foundation Boys鈥 School in Islington and Maria Fidelis School in Euston. Alice was educated at Slough Girls鈥 High School, Leighton Park School and St Hilda鈥檚 Oxford where she read English.

Mark Bedford

Mark Bedford

Headteacher

Before becoming Headteacher at 黄色直播 High School, Mark led Ealing Fields High School as Associate Headteacher from 2018-2023. Prior to this Mark was Deputy Headteacher at William Perkin CofE High School and was a Head of Year at Twyford for 3 years from 2010-2013 after training as a History teacher in south London. Mark was educated at Leicester Grammar School and at Trinity College, Oxford where he read Modern History.

Phil Bennett

Phil Bennett

Co-Headteacher

Graduated from Huddersfield University with a Music degree in 1999 before training as a Music teacher. His first teaching post was at St Wildrid鈥檚 Catholic High School in Wakefield as a Music Teacher and was later appointed as Head of Year 12 and Head of Year 13. He was appointed as Head of Year 8 at 黄色直播 High School in 2005, then progressed to Assistant Headteacher in 2008 and then Deputy Head teacher in charge of Pupil Progress and Pastoral in 2013.

Ann Kearey

Ann Kearey

Deputy Headteacher

Graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in French and Spanish in 1991. Taught English as Foreign Language in Spain and England before training as a teacher of MFL at Newcastle University in 1993. Following teaching posts at Dormers Wells, Grey Coat Hospital, and Head of MFL at Dormers Wells; she was appointed as Head of MFL at 黄色直播 High School in 2004. In 2009 she was appointed Assistant Headteacher at Twyford, before being appointed Deputy Headteacher in 2013.

Ms Philippa Deacon

Ms Philippa Deacon

Deputy Headteacher for Quality of Curriculum Delivery

Ms Deacon graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Theology and Religious Studies before gaining experience in the Civil Service and other public sector roles. She qualified as an RE teacher in 2015 and became Head of RE at a school in Hillingdon before joining Ealing Fields as Head of RE and SMSC in 2018, later becoming Assistant Headteacher for SMSC & Wider Learning. In 2023, she joined Twyford as Deputy Headteacher for Quality of Curriculum Delivery.

Mr Leondre Douglas

Mr Leondre Douglas

Deputy Headteacher, Pastoral & Designated Safeguarding Lead

Graduated from the University of Kent with a degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies in 2010 before training as a RE teacher. His first teaching post was at Wembley High Technology College in North West London as a RE teacher. He was appointed as 2i/c RE at 黄色直播 High School in 2013, then progressed to Head of RE in 2015, followed by Head of RE and SMSC lead in 2017. In 2019, he was appointed as the Assistant Headteacher in charge of the lower school and then consequently went on to lead the upper school a year later in 2020. His most recent appointment was in 2023, when he took on the role of Deputy Headteacher in charge of Pastoral in 2023.

Mr Jamie MacDonald-Brown

Mr Jamie MacDonald-Brown

Assistant Headteacher, Head of Inclusion

Graduated from Surrey University with a degree in Sports Science and Business Studies in 1991. Following a sabbatical year a Student Union Deputy President, he completed a Post Graduate course at Brunel University. Started teaching at Twyford in September 1993, where he became a Head of Year in 1997. Seeing four year groups through over an 18 period years as a Head of Year, he was appointed to Senior Pastoral Lead KS4 in 2015. He was then appointed to Assistant Headteacher- Head of Inclusion in 2018.

Louise Adams

Louise Adams

Assistant Headteacher - Wider Learning & Careers IAG

After graduating with a joint honours degree in Drama & Education studies at Bristol University in 2005, Louise then completed her teacher training in Drama through the Graduate Teacher Programme (GTP) in 2006. She was then appointed as a Drama teacher at a secondary school in North Bristol and was there for eight years with roles including Head of Drama, Y11 lead and Wider SLT. After completing the NPQSL, Louise relocated to London and was appointed as Head of Drama at Twyford in 2014. The following year, she was appointed to Head of Wider Learning and in 2018 became Assistant Headteacher for Wider Learning & Careers, and trust lead for Careers in 2020.

Mr Michael Arthur

Mr Michael Arthur

Assistant Headteacher, Head of 6th Form

Graduated from Monash University with a major in Mathematics and Astrophysics in 2001 before completing a Diploma in Education in 2002. Taught in a state comprehensive school in Melbourne for 5 years before joining 黄色直播 High School in 2008 as a Mathematics teacher. He was appointed as Head of Maths in 2014 and Head of Sixth Form in 2017.

Miss Amarpal Bajwa

Miss Amarpal Bajwa

Assistant Headteacher, Head of Upper School

Graduated from Royal Holloway University of London in 2013 with a BA in Politics and International Relations and went on to complete an MSc in Empires, Colonialism and Globalisation from The London School of Economics and Political Science in 2014. Following a position in marketing, her first teaching post was at Alec Reed Academy. She joined Twyford as an Assistant Head of Year in 2017, becoming a Key Stage Four Head of Year later that academic year. This was a role she continued in for the next four years. Most recently, in September 2022, she was appointed as Assistant Headteacher, Head of Lower School.

Mr Laurence Smith

Mr Laurence Smith

Assistant Headteacher, Curriculum & Assessment Organisation & Trust Subject Lead for Science

Graduated in 2003 from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Biological Sciences. He completed his teacher training at Bristol University in 2007. After completing this, he started at Twyford CE High School. His previous roles at Twyford have been Deputy Head of Year (2009), Head of Biology (2011), Head of Accelerated Sciences (2013), Head of Science (2015) and Trust Subject Lead in Science (2019). Most recently, he was appointed to Assistant Headteacher in 2022 and now focuses on Curriculum and Assessment at Twyford, whilst continuing his role as Trust Subject Lead in Science.

Miss Hannah Woodham

Miss Hannah Woodham

Assistant Headteacher, Pastoral / RE Teacher

After graduating from Edinburgh with a degree in Divinity she joined the Teach First programme teaching RE in Uxbridge in 2013. Two years later she joined King Solomon Academy as Head of RE also becoming Head of Year 9 later that year. In 2018 she joined Twyford as Head of Year 8 and later that year was appointed to the wider leadership team as Head of SMSC. In 2020 she was appointed as Head of Lower School and is currently an Assistant Headteacher overseeing SMSC and pastoral life at Twyford alongside working with SMSC leads across the Trust.

Miss Nicola Sale

Miss Nicola Sale

Assistant Headteacher, Whole School Literacy

Graduated from Durham University with a joint degree in English Literature and History in 2007. Trained to teach through the Teach First program and her first school was Eastbury Comprehensive in Barking, East London. After two years teaching, she joined the Civil Service Fast Stream and worked in both Facilitating the export of livestock products and International Forest Policy before taking on a role in Mumbai, training teachers through the Teach For India Program. Returning to the UK in 2014, she was a founding teacher at Oasis Academy South Bank where she was Head of English for 3 years. She joined Twyford in 2020 as Head of English and wider SLT for Literacy.

Miss Emma Johnston

Miss Emma Johnston

Assistant Headteacher, Head of Lower School

Graduated from UCL with a History degree in 2010 before training as a History teacher at 黄色直播 High School in 2017. She was appointed as Assistant Head of Year 8 in 2019 and was then appointed as Head of Year 7 the following year. Most recently, she was appointed Assistant Headteacher in 2023.

Michael Harley

Michael Harley

Assistant Headteacher, Curriculum & Assessment Organisation

Graduated in 2008 from the University of Sheffield with a degree in Software Engineering. He completed his teacher training at the University of Sheffield in 2011. After completing this, he started at Twyford CE High School. His previous roles at Twyford have been Deputy Head of Maths (2015), Head of Maths (2017), and Trust Subject Lead for Maths (2019). Most recently, he was appointed to Assistant Headteacher in 2022 and now focuses on Curriculum and Assessment at Twyford, whilst continuing in his role as Trust Subject Lead for Maths.

Other Key Staff

Miss Amy Simpson Student Leadership Coordinator & Head of Biology
Ms Laura Swadkin Trust Director of Music
Mrs Tiffany Easton Head of Year 13
Mr Daniel El-Eman Head of Year 12
Mr John Flynn Head of Year 11
Mr Rory Hird Head of Year 10
Miss Kerry Mills Head of Year 9
Miss Meg Shine Head of Year 8
Miss Natalie De Luca Head of Year 7
Mr Joseph Harris Head of Maths
Ms Kate O'Brien Head of Languages
Mr Luke Jones Head of Science
Mr William Hepburn Head of Chemistry
Mr Alastair Ross Head of Physics
Miss Maria Neary Head of English
Miss Marie-Anne Serhal Head of Geography
Miss Bethan Lewis Head of History
Miss Lydia Holloway Head of RE
Mr Jamie MacDonald Head of PE
Mrs Adele Roberts Head of Business Studies
Mr Paul Roberts Head of Politics
Miss Kiran Bharath Head of Psychology
Ms Alice Glossop Head of Sociology
Ms Vanessa Mathew Head of Economics
Miss Rashida Chaudhry Head of Computing
Miss Colleen Conway Head of Art, Design & Media
Mr James Clarke Head of Drama
Mr Declan McCloskey SENCO

Administrative Staff

Mr Greg Monkiewicz Facilities Manager
Mrs Courtney John Administration & Communications Manager
Miss Emma O'Leary Office Manager
Ms Michelle Hart Welfare Officer & School Administrator - Pastoral Team Support
Miss Jessica Andrews School Administrator - Pastoral Team Support (Attendance & Punctuality)
Mr Kei Nakajima School Administrator - Pastoral Team Support (Behaviour & Exclusions)
Miss Ros Dean School Administrator - Curriculum Team Support (Assessments)
Mrs Margaret McFadyen Admissions Officer
Mr Arron John CIAG & Progression Co-Ordinator
Miss Izzy McGonigal Music College Co-Ordinator
Ms Katie Gallagher Sixth Form Study Supervisor

To contact a member of staff, please see Contact Us.

Trust Subject Leads

Ms Colleen Conway Trust Lead Art
Ms Louise Adams Trust Lead CIAG
Mr Nick Mayne Trust Lead Computing
Mr James Clarke Trust Lead Drama
Ms Harriet Wood Trust Lead English
Ms Becky Catlin Trust Lead for Literacy
Ms Marie Serhal Trust Lead Geography
Ms Beth Lewis Trust Lead History
Mr Michael Harley Trust Lead Maths
Ms Kate O'Brien Trust Lead MFL
Ms Laura Swadkin Trust Lead Music
Mr Dave Sargent Trust Lead PE
Ms Lydia Holloway Trust Lead RE
Mr Laurence Smith Trust Lead Science

Trust Staff

Revd David Brammer Trust Chaplain
Mr Robert Massey Trust Head of School Standards
Mr Richard Lane Trust Director of Finance and Operations
Ms Karen Barrie Trust Sixth Form Strategy Lead
Mr Matt Cowing Trust Lead on Quality of Education
Ms Isabela Zalewska Trust HR Manager
Mrs Felix McGonigal Trust Head of Specialist Music College
Mrs Valerie Drake Head Clerk to the Directors and Governing Bodies
Ms Maxine Lang Trust Welfare Lead

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