Trust Board

As an Academy, Somerdale Educate Together is governed by the Educate Together Academy Trust Board, comprised of highly skilled professionals volunteering to ensure our schools are well run.

Information about the Educate Together Academy Trust governance structure can be found on our website here, along with our Articles of Association, Scheme of Delegation and audited accounts.

For more information about the Trust Board please contact us on 0117 3790119.


Local Governing Board

Somerdale Educate Together has a Local Governing Board (LGB) comprised of staff, parents local residents, and co-opted governors generously giving up their time and expertise to help develop and shape the school for the community it works within. The Board also acts as a line of communication between the school and the Trust Board

Chair and Parent Governor: Rachel Cowie

Parent Governor: Rachel Renney

Community Governor: Lesley Jones

Community Governor: Richard Vanstone

Co-opted Governor: Marie Underhill

Co-opted Governor: Justin Greenaway

Headteacher: Chris Thomas-Unsworth

Staff Governor: Sam O’Regan

Staff Governor: Jim McLaughlin

Clerk: Sasha Tilley

LGB Governing Body Information

LGB Declarations of Interest 21-22

Attendance Register 21-22


The Chair can be contacted by post, at the school’s address: Somerdale Educate Together Primary, Tiberius Road, Keynsham BS31 2FF.

Please mark your envelope ‘Confidential’ if necessary. Alternatively, please e mail the clerk: