Role on Board: I joined the governing body as an Associate governor in 2018. I was Co-opted to the governing body in March 2020
Professional skills/background: I am an Educational Psychologist, currently working in a multiagency early intervention team in Ealing. I also teach on the UCL Educational Psychology doctorate training course in the area of mental health in schools. Previously I have worked as an Educational Psychologist in other local authorities and was a teacher in schools in the north east of England, Tanzania and in Great Ormond Street Hospital. I have a strong interest in supporting children with additional needs and promoting wellbeing in schools.
Interest in being a governor: I have two children at Bridgewater School and have been so impressed by the inclusive and inspiring ethos of the school. I am keen to support the school in continuing their ethos and vision.
Your advice to / quote for children at Bridgewater school: “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new” Albert Einstein; “The things that make me different are the things that make me” A.A. Milne.