Governor Profiles

Jane Hayward
Joint Chair of Governing Body
Co-opted Governor
Link role: Inclusion (including SEND); PPF; Outdoor learning
Interests declared: None
Expertise/experience: fully qualified Independent Educational Psychologist who runs her own private practice. Currently works in a variety of Local authority and Independent schools. Prior to this had over 10 years local authority experience as a specialist psychologist. Whole school work has included delivering In- Service Training (INSET), using systems psychology, writing school policy and advising the LEA on specialist educational provision as well as assessment and intervention work with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
When not governing: Loves playing all sports (especially running, cycling and swimming) including winter sports; spending time with family and friends; eating chocolate and cake!
Angela Maragna
Joint Chair of Governing Body
Skills Governor
Link role:
Interests declared: None
Expertise/experience: Head of Delivery for NHS Digital and has worked for the NHS for over 14 years. Also helps run One HealthTech, a global, volunteer-led, grassroots community that supports and promotes under-represented groups to be future leaders in health innovation. Prior experience of working as a management consultant delivering a variety of programmes and organisational changes both at a local and national level. Has worked in various sectors including Investment Banking, the entertainment sector plus was Project Director of a homeless charity (Emmaus).
When not governing: Enjoys tennis, swimming, Zumba plus spending time with friends and family. Has two children, one at Woodside.
The Chairs of the Governing Body can be contacted via the school office:
Jeung Lee
Joint Vice-Chair of Governing Body
Co-opted governor
Link role: Maths; Computing
Interests declared: None
Expertise/experience: strategic planning, resource allocation and planning, a Prince 2 qualified project manager, Continuous Improvement practitioner and facilitator, environmental management, sustainability, sociology, health and illness, research impact.
When not governing: Enjoys going to art galleries and classical music concerts, visiting historical sites, horse riding, baking and a passionate lover of herbal tea and coffee.
Rachel Chee
Skills Governor
Interests declared: Governor for Chesham Grammar
School Expertise/experience: Registered Pharmacist specialist in Oncology. Currently providing consultancy services to the healthcare sector. Prior to this I had 5 years in consultancy delivering healthcare data technology, 7 years in NHS and 3 years in various healthcare projects, ranging from UK to global NGO.
When not governing: Enjoy swimming, classic music, travelling, spending time with family and friends.
Julie Harrison
Parent governor (appointed)
Link role: Literacy
Interests declared: None
Expertise/experience: Deputy Headteacher of Ark Academy in Wembley and teacher of 13 years. Teaching and learning lead with expertise in curriculum design and the coaching and development of staff.
When not governing: Mum to 3 boys and lover of the great outdoors.
Dr Robert Oades
Skills Governor
Interests declared: None
Expertise/experience: 34+ years in the petrochemicals industry working in various technical roles in research and development, technical supporter, product stewardship, advocacy, commercial and marketing. Currently chair of UK Solvents Industry Association (SIA) Technical Committee & European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG). Previous experience of being a parent-governor and also a co-opted governor.
When not governing: I am married with 2 boys and 2 dogs. Interests in Music (Brass Band), Cooking (Indian Food), Sport & Gardening
Robert Arthur
Co-opted Governor
Link Role: Development
Interests declared: None
Skills/Expertise: Strategic planning and project managements skills, working in the Military/Defence sector. New to the board, I will provide a fresh approach to the governing body and ensure it's continued effectiveness.
When not governing: Walks and cycles with my Lab and skiing!
Dorota Milner Head Teacher

Debbie Bowers (Acting Deputy Head Teacher) Acting Staff Governor

Louise Fox (Classroom teacher) Associate Member

Gillian Nickless (Business Manager) Associate Member