Education Team

Our aims:

  • Support, promote and oversee the work of those working with children and young people.
  • Enable children and young people to develop spiritually.
  • Enable the participation of children and young people in the mission and growth of the Church.
  • Enable the faith development of children and young people within the Church.
  • Strengthen links between parishes and educational establishments.
  • Support those engaged in education in their vision and their delivery of R.E., Worship, and Spiritual, Social, Cultural and Moral Development.
  • Support the leadership and management of Church Schools.
  • Promote partnership within the diocese, including other Boards, and to serve those who are not yet the Church's members.
  • Work in partnership with other relevant agencies.

Find out more.


Margaret James

Director of Education 
mjames@cofe-worcester.org.uk / 01905 732 821


Tim Reid

Deputy Director of Education 
treid@cofe-worcester.org.uk / 01905 732 825


Gilly Maxim

Executive Officer  
gmaxim@cofe-worcester.org.uk / 01905 732 821


Laura Farmer

Secretary / Adminstrator 
lfarmer@cofe-worcester.org.uk / 01905 732 825


Duncan Jones - Consultant

SIAMS Manager 
djones@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Gemma Martin - Consultant

School Effectiveness Adviser 
gmartin@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Simon Tapp - Consultant

School Effectiveness Adviser 
stapp@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Shahne Vickery

Training & Support Adviser 
svickery@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Linda Perkins - Consultant

Pastoral Support 
lperkins@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Kate Cope - Consultant

RE Adviser 
kcope@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Tracy Lister - Consultant

RE Adviser 
tlister@cofe-worcester.org.uk


Diocese of Worcester Multi-Academy Trust (DoWMAT)

The Central Trust Team

Claire Davies

Chief Executive Officer
claire.davies@dowmat.education


Claire Roberts

Academy Support Officer
claire.roberts@dowmat.education / 01905 700 804


Russell Dalton

Chief Operating Officer
russell.dalton@dowmat.education / 01905 700 803


Claire Rushton

Finance Manager
Claire.Rushton@dowmat.education


John McMillan

School Improvement Lead
John.McMillan@dowmat.education


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