Churchill Academy


Multi  Academy Trust

Churchill Academy & Sixth Form is due to join the Lighthouse Schools Partnership multi-academy trust on 1st April 2023. Governance arrangements will change from that date. Click here for information about governance in the Lighthouse Schools Partnership.



The purpose of governance is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance.   Members provide an oversight role, assessing whether the Academy Trust Board is performing well and meeting its objectives.  Members are:



The Trust Board is comprised of Trustees representing Parents, Staff and the Community. The Academy Trust Board meets four times a year with much of its work being done through its two main Committees:

  • Teaching & Learning Committee
  • Resources & Finance Committee

Trustees welcome any comments, feedback and suggestions and can be contacted at

The Chair of Trustees, Mrs Anne Oakley, can be contacted c/o Churchill Academy & Sixth Form, Churchill Green, Churchill, BS25 5QN or via the Trustees' email address above.

Emails are received and distributed by the Clerk to the Academy Trust, Mrs Sue Hathway.

The Academy Trust Board

  • Mrs Anne Oakley - Community - Chair of Trustees, Chair of Pay Committee, Head's Performance Panel, All Committees
  • Mr Ian Cook - Community - Vice Chair Resources & Finance - H&S / Buildings
  • Mr Ben Hardy - Community -  Vice Chair of Trustees, Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee, Pay Committee
  • Mr Chris Hildrew - Headteacher (ex-officio) - All committees
  • Mrs Katie Isgove - Parent - Teaching & Learning Committee, Culture, Participation & Engagement
  • Mr Matt Johnson - Parent - Vice Chair of Trustees, Chair of Resources & Finance Committee, Pay Committee
  • Mrs Julie Kanaan - Community - Resources & Finance Committee - HR & Wellbeing
  • Mr Simon Neville - Community - Teaching & Learning Committee - Safeguarding
  • Mrs Justine Thaysen - Community - Resources & Finance Committee - Marketing
  • Mr Andy Titerickx - Parent - Teaching & Learning Committee, Pupil Premium, Chair of Head's Performance Panel
  • Mrs Caroline Way - Community - Vice Chair Teaching & Learning Committee, SEND, Careers
  • Mr Peter Williams - Community - Resources & Finance Committee, IT/GDPR

Mrs Sue Hathway - Clerk to Trustees

Mr Chris Hildrew - Company Secretary 

Governance Documents