Tom HolmesArticle Image

Headteacher

Member of all Committees

Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

 

James Heale

Deputy Headteacher

Co-opted Governor

Member of CFC Committee

Declarations of interest – None

Other governorships – None

 

Tom Walton-GouldArticle Image

Staff Governor
Term of Office – July 2017-2021
Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

I am currently a class teacher at Allfarthing. I moved up to London in 2015 from Plymouth where I studied for my degree in Primary Education. I then continued to teach in the South West for a further 3 years before arriving here.

I am keen to help keep this wonderful school progressing, both as UKS2 Phase Leader, a teacher, and now as staff governor. It is a privilege to have been given this opportunity and I am determined to do what I can for the good of the pupils, the school and the community.

 

Hannah SnashallArticle Image

Parent Governor

September 2019-2023

Chair of CFC Committee

Link Governor for English - incl writing

Declarations of interest – None

 

 

Hi, my name is Hannah and I’m really proud to be a Parent Governor at Allfarthing.  Our 3 children have been through the school and our youngest is now in year 5.  We feel so fortunate to have been able to send our children to such a wonderful, committed and supportive school.  I’ve always had a keen interest in education and have recently worked as a Teaching Assistant in another local primary school, which has helped me further understand the magnitude of what our school does each and every day for every child.  I hope that I can help in some small way to ensure that we are always striving to be better whilst recognising all that we do well, which is a lot! 

I have recently taken over from Alison Olmi as Chair of the CFC (Children, Families and Community) committee and hope to use my experience as a parent and previous Chair of the PTA to help me fulfil this role.

 

David Forbes

Parent Governor

September 2019-2023

Chair of Finance & Premises Committee

Link Governor for MathsArticle Image

Declarations of interest – Director of Mitie Treasury Management Ltd, Mitie Holdings, Mitie Investments Ltd

 

Hi, I’m David Forbes.  I'm looking forward to contributing the experience I’ve built both professionally and as a parent to the school as a parent governor.  I have two children at Allfarthing School.  Our schools are an important part of the local community and fundamentally shape the future of our children – both in terms of the skills learned and the friendships built.  Allfarthing is one of the most positive schools in the area - the school encourages a love of learning and sets high expectations.

 

 

Robbie CachiaArticle Image

Co-opted Governor 

September 2018-2022

Link Governor for More Able Pupils

Declarations of interest – None

 

A qualified accountant with 7 years experience in banking and strategy, I believe I bring a mixture of skills as a Governor and our vision for the future. The education system is a the heart of how kids develop both as individuals and academically, and I have been very impressed with the vision and progress Allfarthing has achieved in the last year. As a governor I look forward to challenging how we continue to progress, learn and further improve.

 

Lorraine Wait

Co-chair of Governors

LA Governor Article Image
Term of Office: July 2018-2022
Link Governor for Governor Induction & Staff Performance Management
Chair of Staffing Committee 
Member of Staffing and Finance & Premises Committees
Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 
Living close to Allfarthing school, I’m keen to support the staff and pupils in making it a great school community. I hope to use my 20+ years of professional HR experience to contribute to the governing of the school, through my role as Chair of the Staffing Committee.


 

Matt NewmanArticle Image

Parent Governor
Term of Office – September 2017-2021

Link Governor for Reading
Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

 

Hi, I'm Matt Newman. I'm a dad of 3 and all attend Allfarthing.  I was educated in south London state schools and I'm a passionate believer in the need for a high quality state education to drive equal opportunity. Education is a foundation upon which our children will build their lives, and I believe the challenge that state education must meet is to offer opportunity and excellence to everyone. School budgets are under increasing pressure though, so I hope to bring ideas, enthusiasm and the skills I have developed professionally as a lawyer to being a school parent governor, supporting the head and the teaching staff in the many challenges ahead as they strive to make Allfarthing the best school it can be.

 

 

Anna Mulcahy

Co-opted GovernorArticle Image
Term of Office – July 2017-2021

Link Governor for Safeguarding
Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

I became a Governor in 2017. I work in the Third Sector as a Corporate Fundraiser so am hoping to use my expertise in this area to support the schools fundraising events. I live in South East London but visited Allfarthing with a local volunteer group GoodGym. I was really impressed with the school and the staff I met so I enquired about Governor vacancies and was delighted to be offered a role as an Community Governor! I am looking forward to getting stuck into the role over the next four years and hope to bring enthusiasm and ideas from my professional background to help Allfarthing continue to develop into an excellent school led by fantastic and dedicated staff.

 

Rachel AmankwaArticle Image

Parent Governor
Term of Office – September 2017-2021

Link Governor for Curriculum

Chair of Curriculum Committee

Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

I transferred my children to this school because I truly believe in the school's motto of ' excellence for all', I believe in the school's faculty and the great community within the school and its surrounding and that is why the school needs good governors to facilitate communication between the groups. My six years as a governor at our former school in my view has given knowledge and experience to perform well in this role. This has helped me to understand how to bridge the gap between the constraints of the faculty and the demands of the community. I hope to able be serve this community and provide an environment that fosters 'excellence for all'.

 

James FrancisArticle Image

Co-Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor
Term of Office – Sept 2018 - 2022

Link Governor for Sport/PE Funding
Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

As an Earlsfield resident for the last 6 years, I feel very much part of the local community. Local schools are one of the foundations of any community and this was one of the reasons I decided to become a school governor.

I joined the Governing Board in September 2018 and have been hugely impressed with the school and the environment and culture within it. I hope to use my skill-set as a solicitor to help Allfarthing continue its progression and development over the next four years.

 

Jon-Paul Brett

Co-opted GovernorArticle Image

Term of Office – Sept 2020 - 2024

Declarations of interest – None
Other governorships – None

 

I am proud to join Allfarthing as a school governor in one of the most challenging years for education and society.  I have been impressed by the progressive approach and vision of the school, and I very much look forward to contributing to the next chapter.  I bring a broad set of professional experience including business strategy, management and technology, which I hope will allow me to add value to Allfarthing over the next 4 years.

 

How to contact the Governors 

If you would like to contact the governors directly please email Lorriane Wait or James Francis, both Co-chair of Governors, on governors@allfarthing.wandsworth.sch.uk