Trust Governance

Governance and corporate structure

Educate Together Academy Trust UK is a tax-exempt charity regulated by the Department for Education.

Current details and documents are registered with Companies House.

The trust is governed by a Board of Directors offering their time and expertise in a strictly voluntary capacity.

The Board ensure that the organisation operates within its Memoranda and Articles of Association and is responsible for compliance with legislation affecting the Trust and its network of schools. It ensures the work of the trust is shaped by it’s core principles – Equity-based, Aspirational, Child-centred, and Collaborative.



Educate Together/ Ag Foghlaim Le Chéile (Registered tax-exempt charity, Ireland)

Dee-Anne Bruce

Gina Hocking

Diarmuid Mac Aonghusa


Board of Trustees

Kate Aldworth – Co-Chair and Safeguarding lead

Xavier Baker – Trustee and Pupil Premium lead

Yvonne Barker-Layton – Vice Chair and SEND lead

Kathy Brown – Co-Chair and SEND lead

Tony FitzSimons - Trustee

Andrew Goodall – Trustee and Health and Safety lead

Fiona Lynch – Trustee and Pupil Premium lead

David Morgan - Trustee

Cameron Shaw – Trustee and Safeguarding lead

Kate Trevorrow - Trustee

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Educate Together Academy Trust Trustees May 2024



Sam Nowak


Governance Officer

Janet Bremner:

Governance documents, including accounts can be found here. Further info about the Board of Trustees can be found here and information about our Local Governing Boards can be found here.


Chairs of Local Governing Boards

Abbey Farm Primary School:  Sarah Wingrove

Mulberry Park Primary School:  Anand Aggarwal

Parklands Primary School:  JJ Clark

Somerdale Primary School:  Rachel Cowie

Redfield Primary School:  Emma Cook


Trustee Vacancies. If you are interested in joining our Board of Trustees please see the advert below and contact our Governance Officer (details above). We are looking for potential trustees with Finance, Audit & Risk, or HR background, but are open to all backgrounds and experience. 

Trustee Advert