The Executive Board is responsible for the governance and running of the Trust on a day to day basis and comprises:
Dr Keith Watson, Interim Chief Executive Officer
is the Interim Chief Executive Officer Portswood Primary Academy Trust and the Lead for Portswood Teaching School Alliance. In his Trust role he is responsible for the quality of teaching and the extensive coaching programme that supports achieving high standards in teaching and learning.
He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management from Southampton University and regularly publishes articles and research on a range of educational issues.
He is also the Accounting Officer for Portswood Primary Academy Trust.
Rachel Coney, Interim Deputy Chief Executive Officer
is the Business Principal for Portswood Primary Academy Trust and for Portswood Teaching School Alliance. She has many years’ experience of working in education including in International Schools. She is responsible for the effective provision of admin, HR, finance and IT support across the Trust and manages the school sites.
She is the Company Secretary for Portswood Primary Academy Trust.