Governors' Who's Who

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Neil Addington

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BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Surrey)

  • Founder and owner of engineering design consultancy company started in 1998
  • Work within the construction industry on a variety of building projects
  • Resident of Redhill for 50 years, with one child at St Bede's

Felicity Al-Hassan

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  • Methodist Minister, Redhill and Horley Methodist Church
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 with one child still in the sixth form
Victoria CliffordVc

MA Social Sciences (Cambridge); MA Development Economics (UEA); MSc Plant Sciences (Reading)

  • Taught English in Sierra Leone, West Africa
  • Worked in government aid programmes - UK and EU
  • 14 years with the Bank of England, mainly on international issues, and edited its quarterly economic bulletin
  • Worship at Reigate Park United Reformed Church
  • Local Leader of Governance, assisting other boards in Surrey
  • Mentor to future chairs of governing boards for National Governance Association

Ben Brown

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Stephen CrabtreeSjc

BEd Chemistry and Education; MA Educational Management; Ordained as Anglican Priest in 1996

  • Early years teaching at St Bede's
  • 15 years Headteacher at Amery Hill School, Hampshire
Abbie ElandAel

BA Hons in English, Drama, Media and Theatre Arts; NVQ Level 3 Residential Social work

  • Youth worker, Croydon Council
  • Reaching Out project, Croydon Council - supporting unaccompanied refugee minors
  • Residential Social Worker, Senior Residential Worker, Deputy Unit Manager in a residential unit for 11-18 years old, exhibiting high risk behaviour
  • Currently Intervention Officer and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead at St Bede's 
  • Associate tutor - behaviour management, St Mary's University College, London

Michael Fuller

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Lucy GibbsLg cr

Degree in Civil Engineering (BsC); Chartered Engineer (C Eng); Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Entrepreneur - run Marquee and Awnings Manufacturing Company
  • Product Manager - developed and managed Internet services in telecoms industry
  • Civil Engineer - designed and managed construction of roads and bridges
  • Two children previously at St Bede's
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
  • Whilst at St Bede's I have been a NQT Mentor for a variety of subjects
  • This year as well as teaching Geography I am also teaching Psychology and I am Lead Tutor

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

Karen MilesMs


BCs (Hons) in Maths, Statistics and Computing

  • I have lived in Reigate for 30 years and both my children attended St Bede's
  • I have taught maths for 33 years and have been teaching at St Bede's for 23 years
  • I am currently Head of Maths, working with a team of 15 staff
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-WhelanMls
  • Worked in airline industry for twenty years
  • Currently Administration Manager, St Bede's
  • Clerk to St Bede's governors
  • One child at St Bede's