Lauren Singleton

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As HR Assistant, Lauren is responsible for recruitment and onboarding of new employees across the Trust, liaising closely with Headteachers and senior leaders to support each school with their staffing needs. She collaborates closely with each school admin team to ensure interviews and pre-employment checks run smoothly. With an experienced background in education, Lauren joined […]

Rob Butterworth

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As Director of Marketing and Communications, Rob is responsible for increasing the awareness of and strengthening the reputation of all schools in The Stour Academy Trust including the MAT as an organisation. Rob plans and oversees the development of marketing and communication strategies to produce content that engages the MAT’s stakeholders at every level. Working […]

Vikki Tottman

Vikki Tottman, a founder member of The Stour Academy Trust, was initially employed at the sponsor school in 2007 as a part time Finance Assistant, transferring from the business sector with a wealth of finance experience. In her first year Vikki successfully led and completed the sponsor school’s FMSiS (Financial Management Standard in Schools) assessment.  […]

Tommy Cullen

Tommy Cullen is the Chief Operating Officer for The Stour Academy Trust. He began this role in September 2018 after previously working as the Director of Finance and Premises for the Trust from January 2017. Tommy acts as the Chief Finance Officer of the Trust and is heavily involved in our building expansions and new […]

Rachael Howell

Rachael has a long and diverse history with the Trust, having been appointed in 2005 by the sponsor school and since undertaking most roles within its leadership structures.  During her Headship, she led her team to secure an Ofsted outstanding judgement and outstanding SIAMs judgement.  Ofsted noted that “The headteacher, leaders and staff work tirelessly […]