Crispin Drummond

Crispin Drummond

Chairman

Crispin had a career banking overseas, most recently in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Now he runs an independent bookshop which works actively with schools across Hampshire. His work for charities started with community fund-raising in 1990, and now covers Cranfield Trust, which is an advisor to small charities, a couple of literary societies, and Explore. His wife Anne is the local Director of Samaritans, and their children have all left home. Anne and Crispin have a strong interest in helping young people become fully prepared for adult life: they have been a volunteer couple for Explore for seven years.

Edmund Adamus

Edmund Adamus

Trustee

Edmund is a recognised authority on the teaching of the Catholic Church on the sacrament of marriage, marriage preparation, John Paul II’s teaching of Theology of the Body and marriage healing. He is Professional Advisor to the Episcopal Vicar for Education and Diocesan Schools Commissioner for Portsmouth.

Katie Thom

Katie Thom

Trustee

Katie is a deputy head teacher at St. Mary’s Independent co-educational School in Southampton. Katie is involved in all aspects of school life but her focus is on the Teaching and Learning progression at the school. Katie attends St. Andrew’s Catholic Church with her family and regularly helps with the catechism classes. Katie also enjoys trips to the theatre and she is a passionate reader too.

Angus Somerville

Angus Somerville

Trustee

After a full career in the Royal Navy, and subsequent CEO roles in the medical charity sector, Angus now serves on his church’s Pastoral Committee and a member of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Winchester. Married to Joanna since 1981, and with two grown-up children, he is keen to ensure young people have the chance to understand what it takes to build and sustain a lasting relationship.

Crispin Drummond

Crispin Drummond

Chairman

Crispin had a career banking overseas, most recently in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Now he runs an independent bookshop which works actively with schools across Hampshire. His work for charities started with community fund-raising in 1990, and now covers Cranfield Trust, which is an advisor to small charities, a couple of literary societies, and Explore. His wife Anne is the local Director of Samaritans, and their children have all left home. Anne and Crispin have a strong interest in helping young people become fully prepared for adult life: they have been a volunteer couple for Explore for seven years.

Edmund Adamus

Edmund Adamus

Trustee

Edmund is a recognised authority on the teaching of the Catholic Church on the sacrament of marriage, marriage preparation, John Paul II’s teaching of Theology of the Body and marriage healing. He is Professional Advisor to the Episcopal Vicar for Education and Diocesan Schools Commissioner for Portsmouth.

Katie Thom

Katie Thom

Trustee

Katie is a deputy head teacher at St. Mary’s Independent co-educational School in Southampton. Katie is involved in all aspects of school life but her focus is on the Teaching and Learning progression at the school. Katie attends St. Andrew’s Catholic Church with her family and regularly helps with the catechism classes. Katie also enjoys trips to the theatre and she is a passionate reader too.

Angus Somerville

Angus Somerville

Trustee

After a full career in the Royal Navy, and subsequent CEO roles in the medical charity sector, Angus now serves on his church’s Pastoral Committee and a member of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Winchester. Married to Joanna since 1981, and with two grown-up children, he is keen to ensure young people have the chance to understand what it takes to build and sustain a lasting relationship.

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We seek to support schools and colleges, usually with Years 10 - 13. Our work is consistent with the guidelines issued by the Department of Education for Relationship Education. We operate within the educational curriculum and syllabus for PSHE, Citizenship and RE in schools.