Charity and Company registration numbers
The trust was first registered in 2011 with the Charity Commission, then expanded and reformed in 2016 as Pennyhooks Farm Trust (1166812). It is also a company limited by guarantee (registered company number 9931286).
The four trustees are: The Reverend Doctor Gordon Gatward (OBE, BD, PHD, FRAgS, FIAgrM, retired Director Arthur Rank Centre and founder of Care Farming UK and Trustee of the Henry Plumb Foundation); Mrs Emma Masefield (Advisory Teacher, OCC Autism Services); Mr. Richard Hurford (Pennyhooks Farm Manager) and Lt. Col. Paul Morris (RM.)
The Trust is supported in its work by its accountant, Mr Will Nixey of Thame, & its solicitor, Tessa Hennessy of Oxford, who attend meetings when requested by the Chair, as do the book-keeper & office administrator.
We employ a team of about 18 full time and part time staff. Their wide experience & skills are in; autism care, teaching, student support, woodwork, farm work, conservation, gardening, rural craft, home skills, book-keeping, administration & fund raising. They all share a dedication to the well being of young people with Autism.