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Jackie Saddington
Chair of the Local Governing Body

Date appointed: 28 October 2019 

I am currently employed as Head of Bi-Borough School Governor Services covering the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as well as Westminster City Council. I have over twenty years’ experience in school governance covering all sectors. In addition to working in school governance, I am also a governor at Beddington Park Academy in Sutton, which is part of The Step Academy Trust, and until 2018 I chaired a Multi-Academy Trust, which had grown from one school to seven schools, by the time I left. I have been married for thirty years and have two adult daughters. My interests are sport, history, and travel. 

Karen Oliver
Governor - Head of School

Date appointed: 13 March 2023

Sarah Buscall

Date appointed: 28 October 2019

Sarah has a background in Law and has been a school governor in various settings for over 15 years. She is married with grown-up children and has lived in West London all her life.

Lucy Nutt

Date appointed: 29 June 2015

Lucy has over 20 years of experience working in schools and educational management. This includes working in special education and with children from 4 to 18. Lucy has worked for local authorities and within an academy chain. Currently, she is employed by the Tri-borough Education Service working with schools in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF) and Westminster City Council (WCC). Lucy is also a qualified Ofsted inspector and has co-authored the LDA book, Assemblies to Teach the Golden Rules.

Charlotte Warner
Parent Governor

Date appointed: 21 October 2021

Charlotte has a background in NHS management and private sector commercial negotiation, along with an MBA from INSEAD. Charlotte is parent of a child with special needs and was the parent lead for establishing The Rise School.

Viv Berkeley
Director of Education

Viv joined Ambitious about Autism in May 2014. She has spent the last 22 years working in the further education (FE) sector in various guises - volunteer,  lecturer, coordinator, manager and Head of Department. Her experience is across the sector – FE colleges, Local Authorities, Universities and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). Viv is motivated by social justice, social inclusion and equality and always works from this value base.

Joanne Heapy
Parent Governor

Date appointed: 11 February 2020