Who’s who

Mr Iain Gunn: Headteacher
Ex-Officio since September 2007
St Peters School, South Weald
Mrs Vicky Dorrington: Chair of Governors
Foundation PCC
Pupil and Personnel Lead
Term: October 2019 - October 2023
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
Curriculum matters Lead
Term 6 November 2023 - 5 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: my two daughters are now at senior school and my son is in year 6.
Mr Tom Ellis: Governor
Personnel and Pupil Matters
Term 9 February 2023 - 8 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: Governor
Foundation Diocesan Board of Education
Term 3 March 2023 - 2 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: Governor
Foundation Parochial Church Council
Curriculum matters
Term 3 March 2023 - 2 March 2027
Law enforcement and policing background Experience in strategy, policy and planning
Mrs Karen Connell: Governor
Finance and Premises matters Lead
Term 10 November 2022 to 9 November 2026
Parent of one child at the school
Mr Scott Leather: Governor

Term 3 November 2023 to 2 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: Governor
Curriculum matters
Term 5 December 2022 - 4 December 2023
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
Term 16 October 2020 - 15 Otober 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. I have 3 children 2 attend St Peter's.
Mr Stefan Reade: Governor
Foundation Parochial Church Council
Personnel and Pupil Matters
Term 23 June 2023 - 22 June 2027
Parent of a child at St Peter’s Data analysis/statistics and reporting background