Governing Board Composition


The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools
Composition of Governing Board 2023/24

Quorum: Half the current membership rounded up to a whole number

Foundation Governors (Nominated by the Leathersellers’ Company)

Mr Ralph-Lewis Ackah
Mr Stuart Fuller
Fr Steve Hall
Ms Helen Marasha
Ms Sophie Miremadi (Vice Chair of Governors)
Mr Andy Rothery (Chair of Governors)

until 06/02/2027
until 14/10/2023

until 18/05/2026
until 18/05/2026
until 11/03/2024
until 02/08/2024

Local Authority Nominee (LB Lewisham)


Mr Ian Duffy

until 07/12/2024

Co-opted Governors

Mr Daniel Becker
Mr Andrew Collier
Ms Louisa Itam
Ms Sukhvinder Kaur-Stubbs
Dr Jacqueline Phillips Owen
Ms Mariah Simms

until 07/12/2025
until 03/02/2027

until 07/12/2025
until 08/10/2025

until 08/10/2025
until 02/02/2026

Staff Governor

Mr Abaz Shehu

until 31/01/2027

Parent Governors

Ms Katie Carruthers
Ms Polly Fox

until 22/07/2025
until 22/10/2024

Headteacher Governors


Mr Niall Hand (Prendergast Ladywell School)
Ms Kelly Lovegrove (Prendergast School)
Mr Edmund Coogan (Prendergast Vale School)


Ex-Officio Foundation Governor

Ms Paula Ledger (Executive Headteacher)


Associate Member


Ms Kate Ward

until 02/05/2024

Clerk to Governors: Ms Jenny Wingate
The Clerk and Governors can be contacted at
The Chair of Governors can be contacted at

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