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Meet the Governors

Meet the Governors

 

 

 

Scott Wilkins

Chair of Governors/Fundation Governor

Current term of office ends: 13/04/2024

 

Scott has been a governor since January 2016. He is a Mechanical Engineer with over 10 years industry experience working in the UK and abroad prior to entering the Education sector in 2006. Scott works for the City & Guilds Group, where he leads their global Engineering & Manufacturing provision and works across the industry, government and education in defining the future strategic direction for the business.

Scott lives in Bexleyheath and is married with 3 children who also attend a local primary school and secondary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ken Scottow

Vice Chair/Foundation Governor

Areas of responsibility: Chair of Foundation Governors and Vice Chair of LA Governors

Current term of office ends: 06/09/2025

 

Ken has been a Foundation Governor for over 30 years as well as on the LA Governing Body. He has 2 sons and 3 grand-daughters. He is retired having worked in the Insurance industry for over 35 years. Ken has joined the Year 6 children on their school journeys over many years and more recently the Year 4 children on theirs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Hemley

Interim Headteacher

Current term of office ends: 31/08/2025

 

Jason has been a staff Governor since September 2014. He has been a teacher at Foster's since 2008 and a Deputy Head since September 2017 when he moved on to be a Co-opted Governor. he now has taken the role as Interim Headteacher and is the leader of Teaching and Learning and Assessment,  “We have a wonderful ethos here at Foster’s where every child is valued as a unique individual, and we want them to enjoy every single minute of their time with us. I enjoy contributing to a school that aims to provide a safe, happy and exciting environment in which all children can thrive”.

 

 

Anna-Louise Boorer

Co-Opted Governor

Current term of office ends: 27/01/2025

 

Anna-Louise has been a parent governor at Foster's since January 2017 before her appointment as co-opted Governor in November 2021. She is an Assistant Head in an outstanding primary school, has achieved NPQSL and has a Master’s degree in Education Leadership and Management.

“Being a Governor is important to me as I care deeply about education, emotional and social wellbeing of my children and believe that home-school relationship are key.”

Anna-Louise lives in Welling with her partner and 2 young children who attend Foster's Primary school.

 

 

Victoria Thompson

Parent Governor

Current term of office ends:27/01/2025

 

Victoria has been a Governor at Foster's since January 2017. She is a qualified Accountant working for the Police.

“I am passionate about achieving the best possible schooling experience for all children, to give them the best foundation for a happy life, and support the community in the future.”

Victoria lives with her partner and young daughter in Welling and her daughter attends Foster's Primary School.

 

 

Shona McCarthy

Parent Governor

Current term of office ends: 04/11/2025

 

Shona began her journey as a parent governor in November 2021. She is an Assistant Headteacher at a local secondary school and has worked in education since 2007. She has a particular interest in literacy and transitions. She lives in Welling with her husband and three children, two of which attend foster's Primary School.

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