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Jan McLucas (Chair)
Jan is Chief Executive and Company Director of a not for profit organisation based in Reading. She has worked in a variety of education roles throughout her career including 17 years as a secondary school teacher. She is a Community Governor appointed by the Academy Trust members, and her term of office is from 04.03.2014 – 04.03.2018. Jan also sits on the Education and Finance, Resources and Sites committees and is Data Lead Governor.
Marsha Carey-Elms OBE
Marsha was Executive Head of the Kendrick Federation, comprising Kendrick Grammar School and Reading Girls School and one of the first National Leaders in Education. She is a retired magistrate and was appointed an OBE for services to education in 2012. Marsha sits on the Education committee. She is a Community Governor appointed by the Academy Trust members, and her term of office is from 01.12.2016 – 01.12.2020.
Beverley is currently an IT learning and development manager for a major airline and owns a Maidenhead career management consultancy. As a qualified management accountant Beverley sits on the Finance, Resources and Sites committee. She is also mother to two secondary school age children. She is a Community Governor, appointed by the Academy Trust members, and her term of office is from 05.05.2015 – 05.05.2019. Beverly is the Lead Governor for Safeguarding.
Neil Dimbleby (Headteacher)
Joined Altwood as Headteacher in September 2013. The Headteacher sits on the Governing Board in an Ex-Officio position.
Reverend Jeremy Harris (School Chaplain)
Fr Jeremy is the parish priest of All Saints Church, Boyne Hill. He has served at All Saints for 11 years and has regular contact with the three church schools of Boyne Hill, All Saints and Altwood. He went on Sabbatical in 2013, during which he walked the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and also shared ministry within the Diocese of Taita Taveta in Kenya. He is a Foundation Governor appointed by the Diocese and his term of office is from 14.01.2014 – 14.01.2018. Fr Jeremy sits on the Education committee.
Sally has three children at Altwood. Sally sits on the Education Committee and is a Parent Governor. Her term of office is from 30.03.17 – 30.03.21.
David is a consultant in a civil and structural engineering company and former local councillor in Maidenhead. He is a Foundation Governor appointed by the Diocese and sits on the Finance, Resources and Sites committee. His term of office is from 23.09.2016 – 23.09.2020.
Greg Hurst (Vice Chair)
Greg is a journalist working for The Times and writes about social affairs. He is a Community Governor and was appointed by the Academy Trust members. His term of office is from 07.07.2016 – 07.07.2020.
Julie works as a Finance Administrator in a local charity and has one child at the school. Julie sits on the Finance, Resources and Sites Committee and is a Parent Governor appointed by the Academy Trust members. Her term of office is from 30.03.17 – 30.03.21. Julie is the appointed Governor for Safeguarding and SEND.