Governors

Emily Benwell (Parent Governor and Link Governor for English)

Emily joined the Governing Board in December 2014. Emily works as part of a Technology Leadership team in the Telecoms Industry.

Sarmila Bhal (Parent Governor and Link Governor for MFL and Attendance/Anti-Bullying)

Sarmila joined the Governing Board in January 2020 and has a son at the school. Sarmila has a law degree and enjoys combining being self-employed with being a stay at home Mum. She has extensive governor experience at other schools.

Chris Burch (Trust Governor and Link Governor for ICT/Computing and Technology)

Chris joined the Governing Board in March 2012 with a special interest in all things IT related.

Josh Burkmar (Trust Governor)

Josh joined the Governing Board in March 2021. He is a Chartered Accountant in the wealth management industry, with a focus on financial performance

Chiara Crichard (Clerk and Company Secretary)

Chiara is a qualified Solicitor. After a career break to bring up her 3 children, Chiara joined Sunbury Manor in 2012 as an Exam Invigilator and Library Assistant; she became Clerk to the Governors in September 2014.

Allan Cottle (Staff Governor)

Allan is a Deputy Headteacher at Sunbury Manor. He joined the school straight from University in 1998 as a teacher of Geography. Since then he has undertaken a wide range of leadership and management responsibilities across the school. He has also worked in an 11-18 school in Hounslow. Allan’s main responsibilities at the current time is managing academy finance, school expansion and business matters.

Jo Cloake (Trust Governor and Link Governor for Child Protection and Safeguarding)

Jo joined the Governing Board in July 2019 and has two children at the school. Jo is a Solicitor.

David Evans (Trust Governor, Chair of Governors and Link Governor for Music and PE)

David joined the Governing Board in May 2013 following his retirement from a busy and successful career in Human Resources and Management. As well as his wealth of business knowledge David has a keen interest in education and giving the ‘next generation’ the best possible start in life.

Jayne Fenton-Hall (Staff Governor)

Jayne joined the Governing Board in September 2019 as a staff governor. Jayne has been teaching ICT and Computing at Sunbury Manor since 2012 and is Head of ICT and Computing.

Sandra Flint (Trust Governor and Link Governor for Art, Photography and Drama)

Sandra joined the Governing Board some 13 years ago as a parent governor when her children Rachael and Andrew attended the school. Sandra lives and works locally for her family’s firm and is now enjoying being a Granny.

Laura Glover (Trust Governor)

Laura joined the Governing Board in September 2020. She is a Public Transport Business Manager in the finance industry, with a particular focus on strategic management. 

Debby Johnson (Staff Governor and Link Governor for Training)

Debby joined the Governing Board in July 2011 as a staff governor. Debby has been teaching Science at Sunbury Manor since 2008 and is the STEM Coordinator.

Margi Lamey (Trust Governor, Vice Chair & Link Governor for Maths, Humanities and Citizenship)

Margi joined the Governing Board in 2010. Margi was Head of 6th Form at St George’s College and a physicist of many years teaching experience. Margi previously worked for the Civil Service as a Scientific Officer. She has also been an ISI School Inspector.

Tobi Mayomi (Associate Governor)

Tobi joined the Governing Board in September 2020. Tobi works for a multinational technology consulting company. He is passionate about technology and the use of technology, to make the world a better place.

Mark McCartney (Trust Governor and Link Governor for Science)

Mark joined the Governing Board in July 2017. He is a Chartered Engineer and works as a Project Manager for an Engineering and Technical Services Company.

Michelle Prentice (Headteacher)

Michelle joined Sunbury Manor as Headteacher in September 2021. 

Emma Redfern (Parent Governor)

Emma Joined the Governing Board in January 2020 and has a daughter at the school. She is an HR Professional working in Social Care, with a keen interest in employee relations and opportunities for all.