Key EAST Personnel
Dr Andrew Sievewright - Headteacher Farlingaye High School and (Part time Acting CEO for EAST)
Farlingaye High School has a school population of 1920 with 415 of those in the Sixth form. The school is rated as Outstanding by OFSTED. Andy is proud to lead a committed and highly-skilled staff body, and our status as a Teaching School and a Leading Edge School, helps us to be on the cutting edge of staff training and development.Andy Sievewright joined Farlingaye High School as Headteacher in September 2016 after 25 years of teaching in London schools in a variety of leadership roles; including 5 years as Headteacher. Andy moved to Suffolk with his family to take up the post.
Angelo Goduti - Headteacher Bungay High School and (Part-time acting CEO for EAST)
Angelo Goduti has been Headteacher at Bungay High School since 2014. Bungay High is a high achieving, comprehensive school and sixth form of 860 students in the north of Suffolk. Students achieve well and consistently above the national average. Prior to being appointed at Bungay High School, Angelo was the Deputy Headteacher at Farlingaye High School, another EAST school. Over the last twenty years, Angelo has worked in schools in Suffolk, Northamptonshire, Thurrock and Bedfordshire. His roles have also included Assistant Headteacher 14-19, Head of Sixth Form, Head of Humanities, Head of History and Head of Year.
Director of Finance and Operations: Michelle Roots
Michelle Roots joined the Trust in December 2020 with over 7 years of experience as a CFO and FD at a multi academy trust and a secondary school in Suffolk. Michelle first started working in Education in 2008, running a schools' financial consultancy business as part of a trading arm of Essex County Council. Prior to that, she was a management accountant for Essex County Council Adult Social Care, an NHS trust and Suffolk County Council.
Clerk to the Trust Board: Julie Nunn
Julie Nunn joined Farlingaye High School, originally as PA to the Head teacher in 2015, having moved to Suffolk from the Midlands. When the MAT was formed in 2019, Julie was asked to take on the governance role as Clerk to the EAST Trust Board. Julie first started working in education administration in 1988 and over the intervening years has worked in both Primary and Secondary sectors, fulfilling a variety of roles across the administrative spectrum as PA, Bursar, Office management, Assessment and Examination management and more recently in Governance.
Trust Administrator: Emma Power
Emma joined the Trust in November 2020, and brings to the team knowledge from a varied background. Originally, Emma started her career as the Receptionist for a firm of Charted Accountants and soon worked her way up to become Practice Manager. Following 7 years within the accountancy practice, it was time for a new challenge, and Emma became Studio Manager for a global visual marketing company. In this roll Emma led a wide variety of projects for high end brands across the world. Emma now joins the EAST community with huge enthusiasm to utilise her skills within this very important sector.