Regional Schools Commissioner for South-West England

Hannah Woodhouse

Biography

Hannah Woodhouse started in her role on 5 September 2019. Before her appointment, Hannah was the Deputy Director within the South West region.

Earlier in her career, she also worked in schools policy and practice for:

  • the Department for Education
  • local government
  • Wales
  • New Zealand

Regional Schools Commissioner for South-West England

The Regional Schools Commissioner for South-West England is responsible for making decisions about the academies and free schools in the following local authorities:

  • Bath and North East Somerset
  • Bournemouth
  • Bristol
  • Cornwall
  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Gloucestershire
  • Isles of Scilly
  • North Somerset
  • Plymouth
  • Poole
  • Somerset
  • South Gloucestershire
  • Swindon
  • Torbay
  • Wiltshire

More information about the responsibilities of RSCs is available.

Read about the South-West England Headteacher Board.

If you have any questions email the commissioner’s office rsc.sw@education.gov.uk.

Regional Schools Commissioners