- Key staff
- Dame Alice Hudson - Executive Head Teacher
- Karen Barrie - Associate Head Teacher
- Keir Smith - Associate Head Teacher
- Mark Bedford - Associate Head Teacher
- Richard Lane - Director of Finance & Operations
- Jan Salter - Head of Learning and Inclusion/SENCO
- Revd David Brammer - Trust Chaplain
The staff community is a diverse one made up of over 250 teaching staff and over 140 non-teaching. All staff are required to support the Christian ethos of the school – however their own backgrounds are wide ranging.
The Twyford CofE Academies Trust was formed in October 2011. The Trust is comprised of Twyford CofE High School, William Perkin CofE High School, Ealing Fields High School and Ada Lovelace CofE High School.
The schools are under the ultimate authority of a Board of Directors whose job it is to ensure that the vision and values of the Trust are lived up to at each school.
For more information visit the Governance page hereBack to the top
Dame Alice Hudson - Executive Head Teacher
After graduating with an English degree from Oxford University, Alice took up a career in teaching English and Religious Education. Before becoming Executive Head Teacher of the Trust she was Head Teacher of Twyford Cof E High School for 11 years.Back to the top
Karen Barrie - Associate Head Teacher
Karen is Associate Head Teacher with Responsibility for Twyford CofE High School.
After graduating from the University of Manchester, Karen took up a career in teaching Maths. Before taking up her current post Karen was Deputy Head Teacher at the school for 9 years.Back to the top
Keir Smith - Associate Head Teacher
Keir is Associate Head Teacher with responsibility for William Perkin CofE High School.
Keir's teaching specialism is Geography and before taking up his current post he was Deputy Head Teacher of Twyford CofE High School for 10 years.Back to the top
Mark Bedford - Associate Head Teacher
Mark is Associate Head Teacher with responsibility for Ealing Fields High School.
Mark graduated from Trinity College, Oxford with a History degree before training as a History teacher in south London. From September 2015, he was Deputy Head Teacher at William Perkin before taking up the role of Associate Head Teacher at Ealing Fields in 2018.Back to the top
Richard Lane - Director of Finance & Operations
Richard is responsible for the central Trust functions of Finance, HR, ICT, Estates, Administration and Information.
He is a qualified CIPFA accountant and has previously held senior finance positions in an FE college, a housing association and the NHS.Back to the top
Jan Salter - Head of Learning and Inclusion/SENCO
Jan has worked as a Specialist Teacher at Twyford CofE High School since 2001 and been SENCO since 2005. Her current role is Assistant Head Teacher – Head of Learning & Inclusion for the Twyford Academies Trust, heading up SENCO across all Trust schools.Back to the top
Revd David Brammer - Trust Chaplain
The Revd David Brammer was licenced as Twyford CofE Academies Trust Chaplain in October 2017.
Father David is well known to the Trust, having previously held the post of part-time Chaplain at Twyford CofE High School from 2002-2009. From 2014-17 Father David worked for the Hertfordshire Young Homeless charity, with particular responsibility for teenagers and young adults.