Governors' Who's Who

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Ven Moira Astin

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Hannah Batchelor


BA (Hons) English Literature; Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Roehampton University

  • Have been teaching for 15 years and have been at St Bede's for the last 6 years
  • I teach English and lead Media Studies and English Literature at KS5
  • I live in Redhill and my three children attend St Joseph's Catholic primary school
Andrew BrownlessAb

BSc (Manchester University) Computer Science and Mathematics, MSc (Lancaster University) Operational Research

  • Chief Information Officer for NHS in West Kent
  • Member of the British Computer Society
  • I have been a governor at St Bede's since 2012, having been a parent governor, prior to my current term as foundation governor
  • I was previously parent and foundation governor for 12 years at St John's Church of England Primary School in Caterham
  • All three children have attended St Bede's 

Adele Davies 

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  • HND Business Studies (Bournemouth)
  • Foster Carer
  • Retired Detective, Metropolitan Police 
  • Member of the National Association of Therapeutic Parenting,The Trauma Revolution and The Fostering Network
  • Two children, one currently at St Bede's

Michael Fuller

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Richard JenkinsRj cr

Degree in Economics and Business Finance; Qualified Chartered Accountant

  • Accountant with extensive experience in finance and industry
  • Experience of four children going through education
  • Examiner of local CofE church
Hilary JonesJn

BSc (Hons) Geography; Post Graduate Certificate in Education (University of Wales, Swansea)

  • Taught Geography in two large comprehensive schools in South Wales
  • Taught Social Studies and Geography in New Zealand at Rangitoto College
  • Head of Geography and teacher of Psychology
  • Whilst at St Bede's I have been a NQT Mentor for a variety of subjects

Julia Kinniburgh

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  • I am a Director General at the Department for Education 
  • I have been a public servant throughout my career with roles in education, housing, local service delivery, emergency services and customer insight
  • I was elected as a parent governor at St Bede’s in 2021
  • I was previously a governor and Chair of governors at Holmesdale Infant School
  • I have two children at St Bede’s

Paul L'Estrange

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BA (Hons) Social Science, Law Society Final Examinations

  • Practising solicitor with extensive experience in family and criminal law
  • Now largely focusing on representing parents and children in care proceedings and domestic violence cases
  • Member of the Law Society Children Panel
  • All three children have attended St Bede's with one still in the sixth form
  • Attends St Joseph's Church in Redhill

Iain Maclean

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  • Ex-student of St Bede's leaving the school in 1996
  • BA in Geography (Kent Uni)
  • 20 years in IT Consultancy running and selling successful businesses
  • Now working as a Private Equity Investor in the technology sector
  • Married with three young daughters. 
  • Part of Hillsong, Kent 

Adam Powell

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Hermione Puzey

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MB BS (London) MRCGP

  • Pastor of Redhill Christian Fellowship with husband Paul since 2007
  • Trustee of SparkFish
  • Previously governor of two local schools over the last 20 years
  • Lived in Redhill since 1984, 2 of 3 children previously attended St Bede's
  • GP until 2000

Paul Selvadurai

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Rebecca Still


  • NVQ level 3 in early years childcare
  • Worked at 'Little Treasures Nursery' in Caterham for 7 years
  • Volunteer Youth Worker at 'Skaterham' for 2 years
  • Cover Supervisor at St Bede's for 10 years
  • Member of the Staff Welfare Committee at St Bede's
  • From 2017 to present day Sixth Form Assessment Coordinator at St Bede's
Fiona TarrantFt

BA in Geography, MSc Environmental Management

  • Over 20 years' experience as a Project Manager for a consulting engineering company
  • Have experience of working with young people through Woodcraft Folk and as an athletics official
  • Two children previously at St Bede's

Isabelle Wragg

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BA London School of Economics, MSc Construction Law King’s College, London and MSc Property Investment and Valuation from CASS Business School

  • Grew up mainly in south London, attending school in Peckham
  • Chartered Surveyor and Arbitrator
  • A career devoted to the many fascinating facets of the property industry, half in private sector development and investment and half in the public sector
  • A member of the Arundel and Brighton Diocese Finance Committee and actively engaged in the life of the church in Oxted and Warlingham Parish
  • Married with one dog
Sara WrightSw

BA Geography and Post Graduate Certificate of Education

  • Eight years experience teaching geography and head of department in mainstream schools in Surrey and Kent
  • Formerly Chair of Governors of St Joseph's pre-school
  • Currently employed by Surrey County Council as teacher for children excluded from school and outdoor education tutor at Gatton Park
  • Three children at St Bede's

Michelle Summers-Whelan (Clerk)


  • Clerk to St Bede's governors
  • Administration Manager at St Bede's