About Spotswood College Alumni Trust

The Spotswood College Alumni Trust was established at a special general meeting held in the College staffroom on Monday 24th July, 2006. The Trust was registered as a Charitable Trust with the Registrar of Incorporated Societies No. 1855484, dated 15th August, 2006. Under The Charities Act 2005, The Charities Commission granted Charity status to the Trust No.CC24439 dated 16th May, 2008.

The Trustees


Phil Gayton - Secondary School Teacher
ONZM, FSMNZ, Dip Phys. Ed, Dip Tchg

Secretary Pending  


Kevin Fenwick - Chartered Accountant
MBA, B. Com, CA


Tim Coleman - Lawyer
B.Sc., LL.B

Paula Koot Brennen - Company Director

Alina Leigh - Medical Doctor

Lindsay Thomson - Financial Adviser
Dip Bus Studies, BBS, ACA

Objectives of the Alumni Trust

The purposes of the Trust are the advancement and passing on of education and learning through Spotswood College at New Plymouth without restricting the scope of the foregoing:

  • the education of students at Spotswood College who are financially or socially disadvantaged, or both
  • to provide financial assistance, clothing, books, equipment, facilities, and other appropriate assistance to such students
  • to provide Scholarships and prizes for academic, sporting, musical, arts and cultural achievement
  • to provide financial assistance for students of Spotswood College to further their learning at a tertiary level
  • to provide financial assistance for equipment, buildings, facilities, services and structures at Spotswood College