About The Boston Witham Academies Federation

The Boston Witham Academies federation is committed to working in partnership to raise achievement for all. Every academy within the trust places great emphasis on providing a caring environment where each young person is supported in their personal development, meeting all of their needs, as well as ensuring that each and every child and young person reaches and often exceeds their academic potential.

Our Mission

To create centres of excellence within and for the community which raises the aspirations and achievement of all stakeholders – a trust which provides care, support, guidance, challenge and empowerment for all.

Our Aims

  • Our Trust aims for all of its academies to become outstanding centres of learning.
  • Our Trust aims to promote values that last a lifetime, developing a sense of ambition and self-esteem in every individual
  • Our Trust aims to improve the outcomes and life chances for all the young people in its schools and academies
  • Through working in partnership our Trust aims to contribute significantly to the communities it serves.

Senior Leadership Team

Adrian Reed CEO and National Leader of Education (NLE)

Adrian Reed has served the Boston education community for over 24 years. Through his tenure the Boston Witham Academies Federation has grown to a family of eight schools serving over 3,200 pupils and students
Adrian is committed to working in partnership with all of the community to ensure the best possible outcomes for young people.  He became a National Leader of Education in March 2014 and is a former Ofsted inspector.
Adrian is the Accounting Officer for the Trust.

Helen Joyce Vice CEO

Helen Joyce is Vice CEO for the trust and Head of the Primary Division. Helen has been part of the Boston Education community for over 20 years.  As Head of Academy her previous school was regularly in the top performing 1% of schools nationally in respect of pupil progress, leading the academy to an Ofsted Inspection grading of outstanding in2014.

Jonathon Jackson Finance Director

Jon joined the Federation in 2014 and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has worked in the accounting profession since completed his A-Levels having previously worked for a local firm of Chartered Accountants, specialising in the education sector. Jon is also a governor of a local Federation of schools and Chair of its Finance committee.