Governors Who's Who

Mr Iain Gunn
September 2007 - Present
Mrs Vicky Dorrington
Chair of Governors
Foundation Diocesan Board of Education, Pupil and Personnel Lead
March 2024 - March 2028
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 attended St Peter's.
Mrs Lisa Christie
Vice Chair of Governors
Local Authority, Curriculum matters Lead
November 2023 - November 2027
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: now at senior school.
Mr Tom Ellis
Staff, Personnel and Pupil Matters
February 2023 - February 2027
I began my teaching career in 2017 and have been at the school for most of this time. I have an undergraduate degree in Physical Education which I gained in America. I have a long history with the school as I attended here as a child.
Mr Chris Luck
Foundation Diocesan Board of Education
March 2023 - March 2027
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
Foundation Parochial Church Council, Curriculum matters
March 2023 - March 2027
Law enforcement and policing background Experience in strategy, policy and planning.
Mrs Karen Connell
Parent, Finance and Premises matters Lead
November 2022 - November 2026
Parent of one child at St Peter's School.
Mr Scott Leather
November 2023 - November 2027
Parent of one child at the school. Associate Assistant Headteacher at a secondary school. I work across all year groups and have been teaching for 17 years. I pride myself on giving and expecting the best.
Mr Dave Brook
Co-Opted Governor
Curriculum matters
December 2023 - December 2024
20 years’ experience mechanical engineering manager Engineering, business & personnel management experience.
Dr Caroline Harvey
Foundation Diocesan Board of Education, Curriculum Matters
October 2020 - October 2024
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.
Mr Stefan Reade
Foundation Parochial Church Council, Personnel and Pupil Matters
June 2023 - June 2027
Data analysis/statistics and reporting background.
Miss Carly Hughes
Foundation Diocese Board of Education, Finance and Premises Matters
October 2023 - October 2027
Parent of two children at the school.
Mrs Katherine Hill
Foundation Parochial Church Council - Finance and Premises matters
October 2023 - October 2027
My background is in Human Resources with experience working in both commercial and public sector. I hold various professional HR qualifications, along with being a qualified coach and TEFL teacher. I have worked and volunteered within education and with young people throughout my career. I am actively involved with St Peters Church, having been on the PCC and previously chaired the Outreach committee where I coordinated a number of Church / Community events. I have a Daughter in year 1 at St Peter’s.