It is with deep sadness and regret that Mrs. Kate Campion, a member of the Marches Academy Trust passed away on Wednesday 5th December.

Kate began teaching in 1974 and subsequently worked as an education adviser and Secondary Head for both Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Councils. In 2006 Kate became Assistant Director for Children’s Services in Bristol with responsibility for School Improvement in secondary education. Kate was then appointed Director for regional working of College Associates at The National College for School Leadership in 2009 working with Leaders from all phases of education to improve and sustain leadership in Schools.

Kate was a great supporter of the Marches Academy Trust, firstly in her capacity as a trustee. She was then appointed as a member on 1st November 2017.

Mrs. Sarah Longville, CEO of the Marches Academy Trust, commented: “We are sad to hear the news that Kate has passed away. She had a long career in the education sector in influential roles helping to shape the leadership in schools. Kate will forever be in our hearts and we would like to send Kate’s family all of our love at this very sad time’’.