Federation of Earlswood Schools

A Place to Learn Together

We offer Nursery Provision to Year 6

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Name: Dr Deborah Dawson

Governor since: 2018

FGB role: Chair, and Local Authority Governor. Safeguarding, Resource Committee, Pay Committee, HT role Working Group

Experience: Deborah is a Nurse Consultant in Intensive Care at St George's Hospital, London




Name: Marc Ashdown

Governor since: Since 2014

FGB role: Vice-chair and Co-opted Governor. SEND, Interventions, Pupil Premium Champion

Experience: Marc is a Correspondent at BBC London News




Name: Charlotte Borthwick

Governor since: 2017

FGB role: Co-opted Governor. Curriculum Development, SEND, Headteacher Appraisal

Experience: Charlotte is a Digital Communications professional currently working for a large security firm




Name: Ariana Akhavan

Governor since: 2019

FGB Role: Associate Governor. Interventions, Safeguarding, Online Safety

Experience: Ariana is Assistant Headteacher at Carrington School with responsibility for Quality of Inclusion and Key Stage 3




Name: Michael Isherwood

Governor since: 2020

FGB role: Parent Governor. Staff Development, Resource Committee, Pay Committee

Experience: Michael is an in-house lawyer for an engineering and construction company based in Redhill




Name: Julia Mason

Governor since: 2020

FGB role: Co-opted Governor. Financial & Estates, Resources Committee, Looked After Children

Experience: Julia works as an actuary at a FTSE100 life insurance company.




Name:  Caroline Faries

Governor since:  2021

FGB role:  Parent Governor

Experience:  Caroline currently works as an Account Director for a travel technology company




Name:  Rob Holyoake

Governor since:  2022

FGB role:  Associate Governor

Experience:  Rob has been working in the Education sector for more than 20 years supporting the IT infrastructures




Name:  Paul Rhodes

Governor since:  2022

FGB role:  Associate Governor

Experience:  Paul is a civil servant working in policy development covering the criminal justice system


Name:  Sally Goode

Governor since:  2024

FGB role:  Parent Governor

Experience: Sally has an extensive nursing background as well as SEND lived experience. 


Name:  Roxane Sergeant

Governor since:  2024

FGB role:  Associate Governor

Experience: Roxane is an Executive Director in Internal Audit for a global investment bank. 


Name: Julie Chandler

FGB role: Headteacher at Federation of Earlswood Schools. Resources Committee, Pay Committee


Name: Harriet Westwater

FGB role: Deputy Headteacher


Name: Jo Shiret

Governor since: 2024

FGB role: Staff Governor


Name: Jette Wainwright

FGB role: Clerk to the Governors