Who’s who

Mr Iain Gunn: Headteacher Ex-Officio St Peters School, South Weald
Rev Jane Bradbury: Governor Currently Vicar in charge of St Peter’s Church, I have a background which includes marketing and advertising management and primary teaching, with a particular interest in special needs.  I have previously been a parent governor, LEA governor and teacher governor of a local authority nursery school and three primary schools.
Mrs Vicky Dorrington: Chair of Governors Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Pupil and Personnel Lead Qualified solicitor with significant commercial experience in employment law and human resource management Former Chair of St Peter's South Weald School Association One child attended this school Experienced foster career - two children currently attending St Peter's
Mrs Lisa Christie: Vice Chair of Governors Parent Curriculum matters My background is in financial and professional services, and I am a qualified coach, with a Masters in Psychology specialising in motivation. In addition to my executive coaching work, I am a specialist parent coaching and particularly support families with neurodiverse children (ADD, ADHD, ASD, SPD, dyslexia and anxiety). I am a keen sportsperson and play tennis and cricket, and I use my Psychology background to help young sportspeople build their confidence and resilience in sport. My three children have had many happy years at St. Peter’s: my two daughters are now at senior school and my son is in year 6.
Mr Paul Bradley: Governor Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Finance & Premises matters I have worked in finance and investment for the past 25 years, starting out as an actuary, then doing a stint in the credit markets and, currently, as director of small and mid cap equity research at a bank. I have three children who have attended St Peter's.
Mrs Jo Matthews: Governor Staff Personnel and Pupil Matters I qualified with a B Ed (Hons) and have been teaching in excess of 20 years, durning which time I have mentored trainee and newly qualified teachers and supported staff within a senior management capacity. Most of my experience has been in Outer London schools and diverse communities. My children have attended St Peter's.

Parent of two children at St Peter's, one pre-schooler
Business development and finance background
Mr Rob Threadgold: Governor Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Finance and Premises matters I have worked in financial markets technology for 15 years. I am currently a director of a bank and responsible for their IT infrastructure and global premises portfolio. I have two children at the school.
Mr Chris Luck: Governor Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Curriculum Lead Responsibility for oversight of Special Educational Needs I have significant experience in education and governorship.  I have been a governor at Shenfield School 1984-1992 and at St Peter's since 1996.  I have chaired the governors from 2009 to 2021.  I run an education consultancy and have been vice-chair (now secretary) of the London and Home Counties Regional Conferences (SEN and Disability).
Mrs Samantha Pryce: Governor Parent Curriculum matters Parent of one child who attended St Peter's Law enforcement and policing background Experience in strategy, policy and planning
Mrs Karen Connell: Governor Parent Finance and Premises matters Parent of one child at the school
Mrs Kerry Ackroyd: Governor Foundation PCC Finance & Premises matters My two children attended the school between 2005-2015. Treasurer of SPSWSA from 2009-2015. KAPPS playscheme and Patronal Festival Committee member until July 2015. 25 years Personal and Business Banking experience.
Mr Dave Brook: Governor Co-Opted Curriculum matters Both children attended the school 20 years’ experience mechanical engineering manager Engineering, business & personnel management experience
Dr Caroline Harvey: Governor Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Curriculum matters I have worked in a variety of different educational settings for over 20 years. After completing my PhD in History, I taught in international schools in London, Vienna and Japan and have a wide experience of different curriculums and assessments. Since 2008 I have taught at Brentwood School, where I teach GCSE, A level and International Baccalaureate (IB) History and Politics. I am also an examiner for IB History. I have 3 children 2 attend St Peter's.
Mr Stefan Reade: Governor Foundation Parochial Church Council Personnel and Pupil Matters Parent of a child at St Peter’s Data analysis/statistics and reporting background