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Governor Profiles

James Clarke - Chair of Governors

James joined as a co-opted Governor in 2023 and has a daughter at St Peter's. He has worked in the civil service in problem-solving, strategy, policy development and programme delivery. His policy areas have included various parts of the energy system, digital skills and inclusion, and technology adoption by businesses. Before that James had a career researching corporate governance and sustainability practices in companies. 

Miles Morgan

Miles joined the governing body as a parent governor in January 2019. He has 2 children at St Peter's. Miles works for the Environment Agency and has experience as a team leader, asset manager and project manager. He is a member of the Resources Committee and Link Governor for Humanities and is the lead for Health and Safety. 

Mandy Zawadzka

Mandy is the deputy head of the school and has been a governor since 2014. She joined St Peter's in 2013; she is part of the Senior Leadership of the school and has taught in several year groups. Prior to St Peter's Mandy has over fourteen years experience in teaching and has worked in other local schools. Mandy is a member of the Pupils & Learning committee and leads on Maths and online safety across the school. 

 

Hannah Reichardt

Hannah Reichardt is a parent to two St Peter's students and is a member of the governing board as a Parent Governor.  In her paid work, she is an expert in social innovation, systems change and complex partnerships and has worked in these capacities in the humanitarian sector for the past 15 years. She has degrees in both geography and psychology and is passionate about supporting the school to be a community for children in which their whole selves can be valued and nurtured. 

Ed Jankowski

Ed joined the governing board as a co-opted governor on 23rd January 2020. He is a member of the Resources Committee. He lives close to the school. He is recently retired , having worked for over 30 years as a solicitor. In his last role he worked for a London local authority as an education and employment lawyer.  He now volunteers for Citizens Advice St Albans.

Louise Brundell

Louise is a co-opted governor with one child at St Peter’s.  Louise is a teacher by profession with over 20 years’ experience in secondary education.  During her career she has held a range of curriculum based and pastoral posts and has experience of middle and senior leadership roles.  She has been involved with teacher training, mentoring, school improvement, and held the role of BTEC Quality Nominee, overseeing the quality of provision of vocational qualifications.  She currently works part-time as a Head of Department and Assistant Head of Sixth form.  Louise is the link governor for Inclusion and History and a member of the School Improvement Committee. 

Emily Moll

Emily joined as a co-opted Governor in 2022 and has a son at St Peters. She is a Chartered Accountant and has a number of years experience working in finance and management. Emily is the chair of the Resources Committee and a link governor for art and design and technology.

Rebecca Watters

Rebecca joined as a co-opted governor in March 2023 and is looking forward to getting to know St Peters and supporting the school. She has lived in St Albans for 14 years.  She taught in primary schools in Essex, St Albans and Harpenden and now works for the Environment Agency creating innovative resources for teaching and learning, and developing career entry programmes for young people. She is passionate about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and young people learning about the environment. She is a member of the school improvement committee.

Sue Attard

Sue joined as a Co-opted Governor in March 2023 having recently retired from Primary Headship and becoming a Grandmother. Sue has lived in St Albans for over forty years working professionally in Primary and Special education in several local authorities. She has held Headteacher and National School leadership roles for twenty five years and holds a Doctorate in Education from University of Hertfordshire.  Sue is passionate about pupil voice and creating learning environments in which everyone can thrive. She is a member of the School Improvement Committee.

Hannah Taylor

Hannah is a staff governor who has been teaching at St Peter's for 5 years, since she was an NQT. She has taught in both Year 3 and Year 4 and is the school's Geography subject lead. Hannah has a degree in Human Geography and has previous experience at schools in Luton and Hatfield. 

Sandi Wylie

My daughter attends St Peter’s and is in year 1 – she joined after our move from North London. Her experience has been excellent. I want to contribute to the schools continued improvement and development, to ensure every child’s school experience is as inclusive, diverse and developmentally challenging as it possibly can be and have the same experience as my daughter.  I have over 22 years experience as a hospital doctor and for the last 5 years as a clinical manager,  whilst maintaining my clinical practice. The management of the hospital during and after covid has ensured I have a good understanding of well-being and caring for the community. I hope to bring these skills to support the school leadership, parents and children to continue making St Peter’s an excellent school.

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