St Matthew's Primary School & Nursery

Our Governing Body

Our Governing Body

Fr Philip Chester

Chair of Governors

Ex officio Foundation Governor (Incumbent)

Chair of the Governing Body  

Bimpe Junaid

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Westminster (St Margaret) Deanery Synod (March ’19- March ’23);

Lead Governor for Admissions 

Louise McCullough

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Westminster (St Margaret) Deanery Synod (September ’18 to September ’22);

Lead Governor for Child Protection 

Elizabeth Lyle

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Parochial Church Council of St Matthew’s, Westminster (August ’17 – August ’21)

Susan Lowson

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Parochial Church Council of St Matthew’s, Westminster (March ’19 – March ’23)

Mark Greenhorn

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (June '19 - May '23)

Lorrae Bannister

Vice Chair of the GB, Foundation Governor

Appointed by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (September ’19 – September ’23);

Vice Chair of the Governing Body 

Rachel Jewitt

Executive Headteacher (Ex officio governor) 

Sarah Green

Elected Staff Governor 2019-2023

Naomi Hull

Elected Parent Governor: 2019-2023

Helen Selinas

(Assistant Headteacher) Associate Governor: 2020-2021

Sarah Horseman 

Elected Parent Governor: 2018-2022 

Nicholas Simons 

LA-nominated Governor: 2017-2021 

The school’s governors after a meeting in March 2019:

CONSTITUTION AND INTERESTS – 2020/2021:        

  • Two (elected) parent governors; One Local Authority governor; One (elected) staff governor; One Headteacher
  • Seven Foundation governors appointed as follows:
    • Two by the Parochial Church Council of St Matthew’s, Westminster; Two by the London Diocesan Board for Schools
    • Two by the Deanery Synod of Westminster (St Margaret); The parish priest of St Matthew’s, Westminster (ex officio)
  • Governors' attendance at meetings 2019-2020
  • Governors' declarations of interest 2020-2021