Central Team

Our Central Team

At the heart of our Trust is a highly skilled and experienced team of professionals who ensure that all aspects of Trust operations are managed to a high standard.  Ensuring efficiency and alignment if the key.  The team continually review systems and enhance processes to ensure that school leaders are able to focus on the quality of education for pupils.

Mr Paul Doddridge

CEO / Executive Leader

Mrs Jo Wootton

Chief Operations Officer

Mrs Amanda Priddey

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Doddridge


Paul has 19 years experience in the Primary Education sector, including 12 years as Head Teacher across 3 different schools.  Paul has extensive experience in School Improvement, school collaboration and networking.


Jo has worked within the Multi- Academy Trust world for over 10 years as CEO PA, School Business Manager and Chief Operations Officer.  Jo’s particular specialisms are Health and Safety, Estates Management and HR.


Amanda has worked within schools and Academy Trusts for over 20 years, assuming roles such as School Business Manager, Chief Financial Officer and has also worked for an independent financial consultancy, supporting and advising Trusts on Financial best practices.