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Tubbenden Primary School

Tubbenden Primary School

Governor Profiles

Colette Mohamed


Colette Mohamed, Chair

Link role: Pupil, Parent and Community

I am a firm believer in high quality learning for all and in helping others play to their strengths (regardless of age). I have over 15 years leadership experience in organisational change and am a recognised HR and Communications professional.  I currently work as a senior leader in the public sector.  I am a mum to three girls (year 2, Reception and one who will be at Tubbenden in the future).


Robert Sampson

Rob Sampson, Vice Chair of Governors

I have been a Governor for 20 years first at The Highway and then at Tubbenden. I have seen the journey from two schools, to a Federation, a Primary, an Academy and then a Multi Academy Trust. I work for Barclays Bank in Business training which involves having excellent understanding of businesses and their financial performance. I have used my skills and knowledge for the benefit of the pupils’ education. I am also a SOLA Trustee.

Richard Batchelor

Richard Batchelor

Link role: Achievement and Curriculum

I have been actively involved in education since 1974 as a teacher, deputy head and, for 20 years, Headteacher of St Mark’s CE Primary School in Bromley. I have also been a Senior Education Adviser in Bromley and, for 3 years a School Improvement Adviser. I have been a governor of primary schools since 1985 and was a governor of a secondary school for 6 years. I am glad to bring this experience to Tubbenden Primary.



Alan Bloodworth

Alan Bloodworth

Link role: Risk and Training

I was elected as a parent governor in April 2015 and Co-opted Governor in February 2019.  I passionately believe that all children should find enjoyment at school whilst realizing their true potential.  I’m a huge supporter of creativity and for children to maintain this throughout their school journey. As a Board Director and Marketing Consultant for 15 years, I bring leadership and strategic thinking to positively support the school and all of its pupils achieve success.


Sarah Davey

Sarah Davey

I love my job and consider it to be the best job in the world; I believe strongly that all children should be given the best opportunities to reach their full potential in all aspects of school life.  As a teacher, I am passionate about maintaining high educational standards for the school, whilst aiming for excellence, both now and in the future. I hold the interests of Tubbenden very much at heart and have welcomed the opportunity to be a Staff Governor.


Kevin Liu

Kevin Liu

Link Role: Resources

Leading large teams in a complex engineering setting, I bring an ability to understand people and drive the right outcomes to ensure our school not only succeeds academically, but provides the right environment for our children to grow into well rounded individuals.  With 2 boys spending a combined 9yrs at Tubbenden to look forward to, I want to give our children the best possible start.


Malcom Ming

Malcolm Ming

Link role: Safeguarding, SEN, LAC, Pupil Premium and Young Carers

I have many years’ experience in adult education in a senior management role and have recently started a new career as a primary school teacher. In my role as parent governor, I am using all the skills and experience I have in this sector to help strategically steer Tubbenden Primary School to provide the absolute best for the children. I feel strongly that the early primary educational years are the most important in forming a solid foundation for a child's development.


Donna Williams

Donna Williams

It is a great privilege to be a teacher and a staff Governor at Tubbenden Primary School. During my time at Tubbenden, I have had experience working in Year 2, Year 4 and Year 5 and, as the children move from year to year, it is heart-warming to observe how our curriculum enables our wonderful children to develop a love of learning. In my role as English Subject Leader, I am passionate about Talk4Writing and its role in nurturing children’s love of reading and writing.


Rajashri Chakraborty

I became a Co-Opted Governor in December 2018. I believe that children learn and prosper in a nurturing and healthy environment. Children should get the right opportunity to grow to become the bright future of tomorrow. I bring with me more than 12 years of people management and leadership experience from the field of human resources. I also take a keen interest in design and always try to encourage children to bring out their creative side in their learning.


Katherine Soole

Katharine Soole

Link Role: Sports Premium

At home I am a mum to three boys, two are already at Tubbenden and my youngest is due to start in September. At work I am an accomplished Senior Workforce Planning Leader, with a background in delivering data driven HR. As a governor I hope to bring the best of both of these to the help create an environment where the pupils at Tubbenden develop a growth mindset, constantly evolving their skills and experiences to enhance their future lives and possess the agility to move keep moving forward in an ever changing world.

The Senior Leadership Team - made up of the Head of School, Deputy Head and School Business Manager – also attend the governing body meetings.