The Structure

The Strategic Education Partnership Board steers the work of the Partnership, developing and agreeing on the priorities, making recommendations as required to the appropriate decision making bodies. The Board is supported by sub-groups representing the identified priority areas. Each sub-group is responsible for taking action, as agreed by appropriate decision making bodies following recommendations from the Strategic Board.

  1. Strategic Education Partnership Board

    1. Education Performance and Achievement
    2. School Places and Planning
    3. Special Educational Needs/Disabilities
    4. Inclusion
    5. Workforce Development, Succession Planning and Governance

Members of the Board

The Strategic Board comprises 24 members including the London Borough of Bexley’s Chief Executive, the Cabinet Member for Education, a representative of the Regional Schools Commissioner’s Office and the co-chairs of all of the sub-groups.

Carmel Longley
Head Teacher,
Hurst Primary School

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Jo Southby
Executive Head Teacher,
Pelham Academy Trust

Louise Lynch

Louise Lynch
Interim Head of  Strategic Education Partnership, School Improvement & Early Years
London Borough of Bexley

Carla Ferla
Head Teacher
Peareswood Primary School

Rob Leitch
Head Teacher
King Henry School

Joan Woodham
Local Education System Leader
London Borough of Bexley

Mark Hannon

Mark Hannon
Head Teacher, St Fidelis Catholic Primary School

Shireen Razey

Shireen Razey
Executive Principal, Christ the King Sixth Form College

Kevin Taylor

Kevin Taylor
Head of School Place Planning, Commissioning, Admissions, Major Projects & Transport
London Borough of Bexley

Nigel Fisher

Nigel Fisher
Head Teacher, St Columba’s Catholic Boys’ School

Lori Mackay

Lori Ann Mackey
Executive Head Teacher, Shenstone School

Reinhild Onuoha

Reinhild Onuoha
Head of SEND and Inclusion
London Borough of Bexley

John Miller

John Miller
Head of Early Intervention Team, Specialist Teacher Service and Principal Educational Psychologist
London Borough of Bexley

Sue Brooks

Sue Brooks
CEO Ignis Academy Trust

Beverley Eaglesfield

Beverley Eaglesfield
CEO Trinitas Academy Trust

Rebecca Barut

Rebecca Barut
Head of Schools HR & Governors’ Services
London Borough of Bexley

Matt Mitchell

Matt Mitchell
Team Leader SE London
Regional Schools Commissioner’s Office

Councillor John Fuller

Cllr John Fuller
Cabinet Member for Education
London Borough of Bexley

Andrew Cox
Group Director of Strategic Growth and Partnerships
London South East Colleges

Jackie Belton

Jackie Belton
Chief Executive
London Borough of Bexley

Stephen Kitchman
Director Children’s Services
London Borough of Bexley

Lauren Ovenden

Lauren Ovenden
Deputy Director Children’s Services, Education and Inclusion
London Borough of Bexley

Wesley Guy

Wesley Guy
Strategic Business Partner, Children’s Services and Adult Social Care
London Borough of Bexley

Corrine Botten

Corinne Botton
Chair of Governors’ Executive Forum

Shirley Puxty
Local Education System Leader
London Borough of Bexley