Governors

Prior Weston has a strong Governing Body made up of teachers, parents, LA (Local Authority) representatives and members of the local community.

Person Specification for New Governors

Governors' Register of Business Interest - 2020/2021

Governors

Helen Fentimen

Chair

Helen is a co-opted Governor and has been Chair since autumn 2018. Her interests have always been and are still in the health, wellbeing and education of children beginning her professional life as a Childrens' Nurse progressing over time to become Chief Executive in the NHS. Helen says...

Sabine Kahl

Vice Chair

Hello, my name is Sabine Kahl and I have been a governor at Prior Weston Since 2011- which makes me the longest standing governor! I started out as a parent governor when both my children were still pupils at Prior Weston. After my youngest left in 2019, I decided to stay on to help the school...

Fiona MacCorquodale

Headteacher

Marc Valiquette

Staff Governor

Sara Archer

Parent Governor

I am a parent of three children, all of whom attend or have attended Prior Weston; as a family, we have been involved with the school since 2012. I have been an active member of the PTA for several years and I value enormously the role the school plays within the wider community. By profession, I...

Emma Booty

Parent Governor

Emma Booty is a parent governor, with two daughters at Prior Weston, in years 2 and 5. Previously, they were both at the Children's Centre so the campus has been a huge part of the family's life for the past eight years. Emma's professional life is as a designer and creative director

Grazia Piras

Parent Governor

I have been a parent of a child attending Prior Weston since 2017 and a governor since 2018. During the past year, I have seen the school going through several changes, it is steadily improving thanks to the new and vibrant leadership. My professional life is split between researching in forestry...

Herveline Revenu

Parent Governor

I have had the chance to be a parent of Prior Weston since 2008 and a governor since 2018. My eldest boys transitioned to local state secondary schools very well prepared (Central Foundation Boys School, and then Camden School for Girls for A-level). I have been working full time in the financial...

Tom Bishai

Co-opted Governor

Tom Bishai became a governor of Prior Weston in 2018 and sits on the Finance and Community Engagement committees. Tom is a solicitor and works for Heathrow Airport as Senior Finance Counsel. Prior to joining Heathrow, Tom was a senior associate with CMS Cameron McKenna specialising in...

Fiona Meyringer

Co-opted Governor

Fiona became a co-opted governor of Prior Weston in 2019. She lives locally and is an employment lawyer by profession. Her passion is music: she plays piano, flute and accordion, sings with a couple of choirs, and organises annual carol-singing locally in aid of Barnardo’s.

Laura Sainsbury

Co-opted Governor

Laura is a community governor who has worked near the school for a number of years, first by the Barbican and now on Bishopsgate where she holds a communications role at NatWest Group. She lives near Columbia Road in Bethnal Green with her partner Dave and cat Mackintosh.

William Pimlott

Co-opted Governor

William Pimlott is a PhD Student at UCL studying Immigration and British Jewish History - he has recently returned from study semesters at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at Yale University in the US. He had the honour and delight of attending Prior Weston from 1997-2003, and is excited to...

The Governors Composition List includes details of our Governors terms of office, the committees they sit on and type of Governors that they are.

Parent governors are elected by parents, Co-opted Governors, elected by the board members and LA Governor are appointed by the LA.

Committees List - January 2021

Full Governing Body Minutes

We publish the full governing body minutes to keep everyone up to date.

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"For my family it has been a fantastic safe and engaging place to come, a weekly event to do as a family"

- Claudia, a parent talking about Stay and Play at the Children's Centre