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Vicki Gwynne - Chair of Governors

Vicki is the Operations Manager at Middleport Matters Community Trust and has been in the role since October 2019. Middleport Matters works with families and individual people in the local area to provide social and creative opportunities, as well as environmental and community projects. Vicki is a qualified teacher and has taught at local colleges and universities, as well as being a Director of VG Training & Consultancy.  She lives in the south of the city with her partner and daughter, carries out a variety of voluntary roles across Stoke on Trent and is passionate about the city and the people living 

Rosemarie Patrick

Rosemarie has been Principal at Saint Nathaniel’s since January 2020. She has over twenty years’ experience in teaching and leadership across schools in Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Cheshire. Rosemarie also sits on the Local Governing Committee of Bursley Academy in Staffordshire as Chair of Governors and on the Local Governing Committee of Woodcroft Academy in Leek. Away from school she likes to spend time with her family.

Carly Wright

Carly is Principal at Woodcroft Academy in Leek. Previous to this role, she has held senior leader roles in schools across Cheshire East and Stoke. She is a Specialist Leader of Education for English and has facilitated Network meetings for BTSA and has supported schools in the development of English across the trust. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

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Damian Collier

Damian is Assistant Principal at Longford Academy in Cannock.  He has been a teacher since 2008 and has previously worked at Seabridge Primary and Knutton St Mary's C of E Academy.  Damian has experience of subject leadership in Computing and Maths and works one day a week for the NCETM, supporting other local schools in delivering their Maths provision.  He is also a Maths Specialist Leader of Education.  Away from education, Damian enjoys football (he is a Tottenham fan), reading and spending time in his caravan.

Lucy Meredith

Lucy is Vice Principal at Saint Nathaniel's Academy and leads our Inclusion Team.  Lucy is the SENCO and DSL for the school.

Lisa Henshall

Lisa is a mum of 2 and really values the importance of an inclusive, relationship based school experience for children and their families. She has worked in schools for over 20 years and was SENCO for 12 years, ensuring that the schools she worked across offered the very best educational experience for every child. She loves learning and this means she is always researching inclusion and ways to improve outcomes for children. To relax, Lisa enjoys reading, walking on the beach with her dog and going to the cinema with her children.

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