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Meet the Governors



Name Responsibility Term Of Appointment
Mrs Pam Batty  Chair of Governors / Co-opted Governor   21/03/2017 - 20/03/2021
Mrs Carol Worman Vice-Chair of Governors / Parent Governor 17/10/2018 - 16/10/2022
Mrs Jenny Scoot Staff Governor 01/05/2018 - 01/01/2022
Mrs Sonia Brock Co-opted Governor  28/03/2018 - 27/03/2022
Mrs Christine Richmond Co-opted Governor Term-end 16/10/2022
Mr Ed Hynds Co-opted Governor Term TBA
Vacancy Co-opted Governor  
Dr Emily Brookes Local Authority Governor 17/10/2018 - 08/03/2020
Mr Kamran Saeed Parent Governor 31/01/2019 - 30/01/2023
Vacancy Foundation Governor  

Foundation Governor






Mrs Pam Batty (Chair of Governors / Co-opted Governor)

Pam has been a Registered Childminder since 2001, caring for many children who have attended Lee Common School. She also works with the Local Authority providing respite care for families in need. Pam is conversant with the Early Years Foundation Stage statutory guidance, Child Protection, Child Development and many other areas in common with school procedures and has recently completed a Degree in Childhood and Youth Studies. Both Pam's daughters, now in their 20's were taught at Lee Common school and her husband, Nick, has previously been a Governor at both Lee Common and The Misbourne Schools.  


Mrs Carol Copland (Vice-Chair of Governors / Parent Governor)

Carol has lived in Swan Bottom for 12 years with her husband, Philip.  She is mother to twins who are at Lee Common School.  In her spare time, she has her own legal practice and acts as General Counsel for companies and charities including, most recently, The Raspberry Pi Foundation.  She is also a Trustee of the Lumos Foundation, a charity focussed on rescuing children from institutions and reuniting them with their families.


Mrs Sonia Brock (Co-opted Governor)

Sonia moved to Great Missenden from London with her family 19 years ago and has lived in Lee Common for just over 4 years.

Mother of 3 children, her background was in Publishing before taking on numerous voluntary roles within the community, one of which includes reading with the children of Lee Common School. Sonia has recently become a Magistrate but you may have also seen her behind the counter of the Lee Common Shop.


Mrs Jenny Scoot (Staff Governor)

Jenny Scoot is our Staff Governor.  She moved to Chesham with her family in 2015 from Pinner. She previously worked there for many years in a large primary school. She is a Higher Level Teaching Assistant specialising in bespoke interventions and Special Educational Needs (SEN). She is currently working in the Larks nursery as a Key Worker and is also the Support Staff Manager.


Mrs Christine Richmond (Co-opted Governor)

Chris Richmond is a Co-Opted Governor for 2 years. She is currently the School Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator working one day a week in school. She was a Deputy of a very large consistently outstanding Primary School, working with the Department of Education on many pilot programmes and as a National Support School. She is currently a trainer working at a National level supporting Special Educational Needs. In addition, she is also supporting school improvement in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and a Multi-Academy Trust.

Governing Board Meeting Attendance 2018/19

Governor Register of Interest - 2019/20