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Helen Simpson

Helen Simpson is Chair of Governors at Bridgewater Primary School. She attended St Edmund Hall, Oxford University (BA Hons Jurisprudence). She is a Commercial Dispute Resolution Partner at Dentons and a CEDR accredited mediator.


Helen leads a literacy scheme in another primary school through which volunteers from Dentons attend to read with Year 5 and 6 children. She is actively involved in leading diversity and inclusion initiatives. Helen has previously represented families in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.


Helen joined the governing body in late 2014, become a Co-Chair of Governors in September 2015 and Chair of Governors in September 2016. She has two children at Bridgewater with a third hopefully to follow.