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Governors

Mrs Sue Wright

Executive Headteacher

Sue  became a governor when she joined the school as acting headteacher in November 2014. She was honoured to be offered the substantive post as head in March 2015 and this is now her sixth year of headship. Previously she was a deputy head and senior teacher at schools in Cambridgeshire.

 

Mr David Clarke

Chair

David has been a teacher for 16 years and currently has a role in a large local secondary school as a Deputy Principal and Head of Sixth Form. While David perhaps works at the ‘other end’ of the education system, his roles in Safeguarding and as a Specialist Leader in Education have enabled him to gain transferable experience from the classroom and school senior leadership. David is also a Trustee with the Henry Morris Memorial Trust (an education charitable organisation). David lives in Cambourne and has two children who attend Jeavons Wood.

Mrs Julie Ayre

Trust Governor

Julie is a planning professional for the local authority and as a team leader has been heavily involved with the delivery of the social and built infrastructure of Cambourne over several years, giving her a wealth of knowledge of the local area. She has one daughter at Jeavons Wood.

Miss Angela Bottiglieri

Staff Governor

Having worked as a TA for a year at Jeavons Wood to gain classroom experience, Angela chose to return to the school as a teacher following her Primary Education Degree with Qualified Teacher Status. Angela begun her career in KS2 working for two years in Year 4, before a brief time teaching in Foundation during the Pandemic. Angela remained teaching in the Early Years and is now in her second year working in the Foundation Stage. Angela has a passion for working with children in the classroom, supporting their learning and progress and has enjoyed her role as history lead both for the school and the Trust, where she has supported the development of a new history curriculum.

Mr Greg Nolan

Parent Governor 

He’s been an Energy and Sustainability professional for 15 years and is currently Energy Manager at the University of Cambridge, focused on management and budgeting of utilities and part of the team driving the University’s progress to zero carbon. He lives in Cambourne and has three children, one of whom is in Bumblebees.  

Mr Sam Corban

Trust Governor

Sam runs his own business here in Cambourne and his two daughters are at Jeavons Wood.

Sam has a background in project & change management from previous roles at Boots property team in Nottingham before becoming self employed.

Cllr. Dr. Shrobona Bhattacharya

Trust Governor

As a community builder, District and Town councillor of Cambourne, university staff, chairs and founders of many registered charities in the UK, and mother of two children Shrobona Bhattacharya leads on building external partnerships and collaborations to support local community engagement, with a focus in South Cambridgeshire.

To date, some of her key projects have impacted the local community included Cambourne Science Festival, Cambourne Electronics and Robotics Club, Experimental Cookery Club, Come Cook and Dine with Me, Art Exhibitions to develop an interactive platform within local communities.

Shrobona also contributes to wider projects and strategies across Northern Ireland, Scotland, UAE, India and several European countries doing skills enhancement, fundraising, community engagement, knowledge exchange, and policies and initiatives for an inclusive Community.

Shrobona developed extensive experience in the communities, focusing on initiatives which created platforms for under-represented groups, widening participation across the communities, tackling loneliness and liaising with local government on development for the young and elders through digitalisations. 

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