• The Gateway Trust Members meet annually to receive the accounts and delegate authority Trustees.

  • The Chair of Trustees is elected or appointed to this role. The role of the chair is to lead meetings and be the link between the CEO and the board of Trustees.

  • Trustees are ultimately accountable for the trust as a whole as well as the performance for individual organisation. The Board of Trustees agree a scheme of delegation, appoints the CEO for the Trust and Headteachers for each school. Trustees delegate some local responsibilities to Local Governing Boards.

  • The Chair of Governors is responsible for leading the meetings and ensuring that the school fulfils its delegated responsibilities. The chair is the link between the Board of Governors, Trustees and the Headteacher.

  • The Local Governing Board executes local responsibilities, holds leaders accountable and supports monitoring through lines of enquiry each half term.

Samantha Bateman

Appointed by academy members

Appointed: 17 June 2021

Occupation: Nurse

Business Interests: None declared

Iain Collins

Trustee - GMAT
Chair - Oakfield LGB

Appointed by GB/board

Appointed: 01 September 2022

Occupation: Health & Safety, Ministry of Defence

Business Interests: Owner of Health & Safety Consultancy & Training Company

Kelly Collins

Appointed by governing board

Appointed: 01 July 2022

Occupation: Doctor

Business Interests: Husband is the owner of a Health & Safety Consultancy & Training Company



Appointed: 01 September 2022

Occupation: CEO

Business Interests: Executive Headteacher, Cams Hill School, Fareham

Judith Houghton

Chair of Trustees - GMAT

Appointed by foundation/Trust

Appointed: 01 April 2019

Occupation: Retired IT Manager

Business Interests: None declared

Marie Loftus

Nominated by other body and appointed by GB

Appointed: 23 October 2019

Occupation: Assistant Headteacher, Local School

Business Interests: None Declared

Haydn Mitton


Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher / principal

Appointed: 01 April 2019

Occupation: Headteacher

Business Interests: None declared

Community Vacancy

Governors Who Have Left within 12 Months

Stuart Baldwin

Appointed by GB/board

Appointed: 01 September 2019

Stepped Down: 31 August 2022

Occupation: Retired

Business Interests: None declared

Governor Business Interests

March 2022
  • Samantha Bateman - No business interests

  • Iain Collins - Owner of a H&S Consultancy and Training company

  • Judith Houghton - Retired IT Manager

  • Marie Loftus - No business interests

  • Haydn Mitton - Headteacher

  • Jonathan de Sausmarez - Retired Executive Leader, trustee with Winchester University Academy Trust, April 2019 - August 2022

  • Stuart Baldwin - Retired Charity CEO, Chair of LGB, September 2019 - September 2022

Meeting Minutes

These are sample minutes, for the latest minutes please contact the school who will provide these.

Meeting Attendance

Gov attendance 2019_2020 NEW FORMAT.docx.pdf

Gateway Multi Academy Trust

Declarations of Interest Autumn 2022

Pecuniary Interests GMATRomsey Sept 2022.pdf