All staff listed below are based at the Portsmouth Diocesan Offices, at the following address:
First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB
Diocesan Director of Education and Head of Mission & Education
Jeff Williams: leads the Education team, is Secretary to the Diocesan Board of Education and is responsible for the implementation of policy.
Tel: 07841 020836
Emily Fletcher: manages the day to day organisation, administration, co-ordination, planning and budgets related to the work of the Education Department.
Tel: 02392 899680
John Gorrie: leads support to voluntary aided schools on building issues & government funded projects, the development of new and existing church schools and in assisting the Board of Education in fulfilling its responsibilities under the DBE Measure (1991).
Tel: 02392 899681
Graeme Stewart: supports the Education Team in several areas including support to the Schools' Buildings Officer, maintenance of the Schools Database, land and property issues relating to schools’ ownership and other general administration duties.
Tel: 02392 899653
Liz Hodson: leads on support to voluntary aided schools in relation to trustee responsibilities, appeals, admissions and responsibility for the appointment of foundation governors. PA to Tony Blackshaw and provides administrative support to the team.
Tel: 02392 899658
Richard Wharton: supports schools and parishes in school leadership, management, improvement, Christian character, collective worship and spirituality across the curriculum. Provides training and support to headteachers, deputy headteachers and staff in Church schools and to governors in their roles and responsibilities and the appointment of senior staff.
Tel: 02392 899679 or 07738 032 962
Joyce Johnson: supports schools and parishes in school leadership, management, improvement, Christian character, collective worship and spirituality across the curriculum. Provides training and support to headteachers, deputy headteachers and staff in Church schools and to governors in their roles and responsibilities and the appointment of senior staff.
Tel: 02392 899679 or 07825 509 074
Amanda Johnston: co-ordinates all strategic aspects of the dioceses’ work with academies, ensuring that relevant documentation and policies are implemented on behalf of the Portsmouth and Winchester Diocesan Academies Trust Board. Works with academies on school improvement priorities and other church schools who are considering conversion to academy status or who are seeking to establish a local multi-academy trust.
Tel: 02392 899682 or 07789 006018
Lynne Govus: is responsible for ensuring that all the trust’s financial transactions are properly controlled, accounted for and reported on, as well as assisting in the strategic development of the trust.
Tel: 02392 899666 or 01962 737314
The role of Further Education Adviser involves promoting the development of concepts of spirituality and values by seeking ways of incorporating spiritual, moral and personal development in the FE curriculum by: supporting and promoting chaplaincy; working with principals and senior staff in their leadership roles and staff with learners.
The position is currently vacant.
Please contact Jeff Williams with any queries on this subject.