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Archbishop Tenison's

Church of England High School

Archbishop Tenison's CE High School
Selborne Road

Governors' "Who's Who" 

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Foundation Archbishop of Canterbury  Richard Mash  Chair of Governors

Richard is an old Tenisonian who now works for an IT Services company where he manages the testing of computer software systems for his clients. He is married with three children, the youngest of whom is in the school. He has been a governor of the school since 2009 and is also Principal Organist at Emmanuel Church, South Croydon.

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Co-Opted Governing Body  Barney Powell   
Is a veteran of development finance in Europe, East and South-East Asia and currently a writer and speaker on the meaning of China as an anchor of the new world order.
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Foundation Croydon Central Deanery Simon Smith Chair of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Committee
Simon has taught Design and Technology in a variety of schools, both here and abroad. As a principal examiner he contributed to new specifications at A Level and as an inspector with the Independent Schools Inspectorate he has helped to raise educational standards more generally. His four grown up children all spent their secondary years at Archbishop Tenison’s.
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Co-Opted Governing Body Colin Webster Vice Chair of Governors
Is a husband and father of 3 (one of whom attends Tenison’s) and worships at Emmanuel Church in South Croydon. Colin is a co-founder and finance director of a recruitment business in financial services, so bring various HR and finance skills to the Governing Body, along with a passion and desire to serve the school as a Governor.
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Foundation  Archbishop of Canterbury  Revd Bill Warren Chair of Headteacher's Review Panel
Bill is Vicar of the South Croydon Benefice of St Peter and St Augustine. He is married to Liz and has two children at University.
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Foundation Southwark Diocesan Board of Education  Chris Facey   
Retired nearly three years ago having worked in the Metropolitan Police, in roles including general policing, detective duties, and security. Chris finished up working with the Directorate planning security for the Olympics. All three of Chris’ children attended Tenison’s.
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Foundation Southwark Diocesan Board of Education  Will Harland   
Will is a Finance Director covering Northern Europe for an Oil and Gas company. His grandfather, who was Rural Dean of Croydon, had strong links with Tenison’s and this connection continues with family members living in the local area. He is married with two children. He has been an associate governor at the school since 2015.
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Parent Governor  Parents Fred Demay   

He is married with two children, the eldest attending Archbishop Tenison and the whole family worships at St Mildred's Church in Addiscombe, with music very much part of their daily life.

Fred is originally from France and has lived in the UK for the past 25 years. He works for one of the top 10 Global IT Managed Services Company as a Technical Architect on the delivery of projects for blue chip companies, bringing this expertise and experience to his role within the Governing Body.

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Parent Governor  Parents Christine Banton  Safeguarding Governor
Christine is a mother of four children two of whom currently attend Archbishop Tenison.  Christine is a Mentor, Councillor and Business woman.
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LA Local Authority Trevor Hill   
All five of Trevor's children have been students at the school (2 currently). Trevor is a local authority Governor, appointed in 2009. He is a chemical engineer by training, but during 35 years in the oil and gas industry has also had exposure to budgeting, financial management, project management, HR and recruiting.

He and his family worship at Croydon Jubilee Church.

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Associate  Governing Body  George Kalanzi   
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Term of Office Ex-Officio Foundation Governor (Principal Officiating Minister at St Matthews Church  Revd Simon Foster  Chair of Ethos and Pastoral Care Committee
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Foundation  Archbishop of Canterbury  Susan Sharpe  14/04/2015 Chair of Staff, Finance & Premises Committee
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Associate  Governing Body   Shona Okeke   
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Foundation Archbishop of Canterbury  Stephanie Williams   
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Headteacher Richard Parrish
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Staff Staff Dawn Hutchinson
Dawn Hutchinson is a mother and a loving wife. She previously worked as a Global Markets IT Manager for HSBC International for 23 years. Dawn joined Archbishop Tensions in 2014 as The Pupil Service Officer and within 3yrs extended her roles as the Attendance Officer and now Assistant Head of Year 8. She became a member of the Governors team in 2015 and has enjoyed serving as a Staff Governor.
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