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Governance and Trustees

Southery Academy is part of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust and the Academy and its Governing Body is responsible to the Trust's Board of Directors.

The Trust's Trustees can be found here.

Academy Committee

Our Governors form a local Academy Committee to carry out their role and monitoring duties. The Academy Committee is now a joint venture, between Southery and Emneth Academies, although the schools still run as separate organisations.

Our Joint Local Academy Committee

Emma Blackall

Governor and Chair

Rachel Beeson

Governor and Vice Chair

Emily Petto


Louise-Jayne Phoenix

Community Governor

Mark Cresswell

Trust-Appointed Governor (Trust School Improvement Director)

Zoe Baxter 

Governor (Trust Director of People and Culture) 

Sharon Scott


Our register of business and pecuniary interests can be found here.

If you would like to contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body this should be done in writing via the academy office at:

Mrs Emma Blackall
Southery Academy
Westgate Street
Downham Market
PE38 0PA