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Meet the Governors

Meet the Governors




Scott Wilkins

Chair of Governors/Co-opted Governor

Current term of office ends: 09/03/2020


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: 17/07/2021


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.

Ken's grand-daughter attends Foster's Primary School.

















Jason Hemley

Interim Headteacher

Current term of office ends: 10/01/2022


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. Jason 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”.

















Laurence Lum

Co-opted Governor

Current term of office ends: 13/11/2023


Laurence has been a governor since November 2015. He is a financial analyst at SVG Capital, a private equity company and has been working there for the last 8 years. Laurence lives in Greenwich with his partner and 2 daughters.


Anna-Louise Boorer

Parent Governor

Current term of office ends: 23/01/2021


Anna-Louise has been a governor at Foster's since January 2017. 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. Their eldest attends Foster's Primary school.



Victoria Thompson

Parent Governor

Current term of office ends:23/01/2021


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.