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St Mary's Church of England Academy

'We promise to shine together.'

Let the light of your face shine upon us - Psalm 4:6

Academy Trust Members

The Venerable John Cox

Appointed 1st September 2012 - Re-Appointed 12th January 2017

 

  • Chair of Members
  • Governor
  • Chair of Community, Ethos and Mission Committee
  • SEND, LAC and PHSE Lead
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Governor
  • Member of Finance and Personnel Committee
  • Member of Buildings, Health and Safety Committee
  • Member of Standards and Curriculum Committee

 

"I was ordained over 50 years ago and during my ministry have served in parishes near Liverpool, in Birmingham and London; at Church House, Westminster; Southwark Cathedral and finally as Archdeacon of Sudbury. On retirement I was asked to be Diocesan Director of Education responsible for about 90 Church schools throughout Suffolk. I did that for four and half years. Over the years I have been a governor in more than a dozen schools. I am married to Diane, have two children and four grandchildren".

 

email: john.cox@smpsac.org

 

Derek Kuziw

Appointed 1st September 2011

 

  • Member
  • Chair of Governors
  • Member of Finance and Personnel Committee
  • Pupil Premium Lead Governor

 

"Born in Edinburgh, I joined the Royal Navy on leaving school at the age of 15. I trained as a meteorologist and saw the world, including a 2 year deployment to Antarctica. I served for 12 years in total. On leaving the Royal Navy I held numerous roles in Sales (selling all kinds of products, from gardening equipment to roofing hoists). In 1989 I established Anders + Kern UK Limited, a leading distributor and integrator of audio visual solutions. The company is based in Mildenhall. I was Managing Director for over 25 years. I am married to Jane and we have 2 grown up daughters. All 3 of them attended St Mary’s as children". 

 

email: derek.kuziw@smpsac.org

 

Michael J Crawshaw OBE

Appointed 1st May 2015

 

"I was Headteacher of Debenham C of E High School for over 20 years until I retired in 2012.  I have since worked as a consultant in Suffolk and beyond. In 2006 I was awarded an OBE for services to education, and was formerly Chairman of the Diocesan Board of Education for St Edmundsbury and Ipswich".

 

email: mike.crawshaw@smpsac.org

 

Dr Julie Alderton

Appointed 1st September 2016

 

"I am a teacher educator focusing predominantly on primary mathematics education. I recently joined the primary PGCE team at the University of Cambridge and I mainly teach early years and primary mathematics education and professional studies courses. Previously I was a Senior Lecturer in mathematics education at the University of Roehampton (2001 – 2013), a class teacher in primary schools in west London and an analyst/programmer. I have acted as an external examiner for the primary PGCE at Chichester University and the BA/BSc with Education at Kings College, London. I am currently external examiner for the PGCert Primary Education programme at Brunel University. I recently completed my EdD. My doctoral project focused on the experiences of a group of primary PGCE student teachers and explored gendered subjectivities, power relations within pedagogical encounters and discourses of teaching and mathematics".

 

email: julie.alderton@smpsac.org

 

Julian Campbell

Appointed 24th September 2018

 

  • Co-opted Member of Buildings, Health and Safety Committee

 

Dr Mark Woodroffe

Appointed 31st March 2020

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