About Us

Our aim is to bring faith to life



Exeter ICE is a schools work charity. Since 1989 we have assisted the local body of schools by providing Christian education programs, all of which support the national and local syllabus and government guidelines.


  • ICE is a local voluntary body, supported by a wide group of organisations, schools, businesses, city churches and individuals.
  • We are registered Charity 1071619, a Company Limited by Guarantee and is administered by a board of Trustees.
  • We are funded by voluntary donations from churches, individuals, fund raising events, local businesses and individuals.

Meet the team

Anne-Marie CoheadPrimary School Team

Anne-Marie has been working for ICE for nearly nine years now. She loves to help answer people’s questions about God, the Bible and what it’s like being a Christian.When she is not planning assemblies, videos, craft activities etc, she enjoys figure skating, contemporary dance, video games, learning new things and playing with pets at home.

Email: primary-team@icetrust.co.uk

Sally Naylor – Primary School Team

Sally joined ICE in 2015 and is a member of the Primary Team. She enjoys creative storytelling and coming up with fun activities for young people to get stuck into. As a former drama student, she can often be found rehearsing for a play or singing in her church Christmas choir.

Email: primary-team@icetrust.co.uk

Doug Owen – Secondary Schools and TLG Regional Coordinator

Doug started working with ICE in 2018, he currently oversees our secondary school ministry and our TLG mentoring projects. He loves to partner with churches in his work, tell people about Jesus and play games with young people. He loves rugby, football and swimming in the sea.

Email: doug.owen@icetrust.co.uk

Karen Silcox – Charity Administrator

Karen has been our charity administrator since September 2017. She supports both the staff and trustees with day-to-day management. When not working at ICE she enjoys solving puzzles whether that is Geocaching, jigsaws or watching dramas on TV.  

Email: office@icetrust.co.uk

ICE charity structure:


  • Trustees – Responsible for governance and overseeing the direction of the charity
  • Coordinators and Lead Workers – Salaried staff, who shape and develop the work
  • Associate Workers – People who work for churches and other organisations who assist in ICE’s ministries as part of their role (e.g. youth workers). 
  • Volunteers – Volunteers, who fully participate in all aspects of ICE’s activities.


Brian Murray – (Chair)
Chela Fowler
Chris Keane
Tricia Morris
Sue Noden
Mary Rowe


John Bryant
John Tripp

ICE works in association with Scripture Union. 

As an outside organisation operating in schools, ICE and our associate workers adhere to the PCfRE guidance for guests visiting schools.