Our Governors

Minutes of Governor Meetings are available from the school office on request

Contact Details for Chair of Governors:

Post: School Office – Envelope marked: FAO – Chair of Governors.

Email: david.mason@newtown.education

 

The Governors:

Mr David Mason
Chair of Governors and Chair of Strategic Committee, Safeguarding Governor

Personal interests: Enjoy outdoor activities, technology and how organisations manage change.

Relevant Business Interests: Employed within the finance services..

Other educational establishments governed: No other Governing roles. Chair of Chesham and Amersham Communities Academy initiative (2017/18).

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest: Work for Financial services, currently contracting at Lloyd’s Bank (school supplier of banking services).

 

Mrs Julia Antrobus
Headteacher

 

Mrs Tessa Lemon
Deputy Chair and Chair of Resources Committee, Development Governor

Personal Interests: Travel, theatre, reading and keeping fit

Relevant Business Interests: HR consultancy

Other educational establishment governed: Independent Girls’ School

Relationships with staff (i.e. Spouse / partner / relative): None

Declarations of interest: None

 

Mrs Jo Biggs
English Governor

Personal Interests:

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishment governed: None

Relationships with staff (i.e. Spouse / partner / relative): None

Declarations of interest: None


Mrs Salma Riley-Haque
Chair of Behaviour and Safety Committee

Personal Interests:

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishment governed: None

Relationships with staff (i.e. Spouse / partner / relative): None

Declarations of interest: None


Mr Simon Barker

Personal Interests:

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishment governed: None

Relationships with staff (i.e. Spouse / partner / relative): None

Declarations of interest: None


Mr Tony Hooper
Staff Governor, Maths Governor

Personal interests: Play badminton and interested in photography

Relevant Business Interests: Provide tutoring for Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 children outside of school.

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff: Married to Kathryn Hooper (Teaching assistant at Newtown School)

Declarations of interest: On occasions if I am approached by parents / guardians I may tutor children who attend or have attended Newtown School.

 

Mrs Jenny White
SEN & PPG Governor

Personal interests: Enjoy spending time with the grandchildren.

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest: None

 

Rev. Roger Welch
Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee, Early Years and Equalities Governor

Personal interests: Retired Minister – ongoing involvement in church ministry, theological education, organisational governance. Reading, walking, travel, golf.

Relevant Business Interests: None.

Other educational establishments governed: None.

Relationships with staff: None.

Declarations of interest: Roger’s daughter, Rebekah Yerby is an occasional supplier of services to the School as R Yerby (Psychology) Ltd.

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