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Governor Profiles

Dr Susana Carvalho, Chair of Trinity LGB

I am a proud mum of three high achievers’ daughters that work hard and have found the proper support and challenge first at Speenhamland School and then at Trinity School. One has now graduated in Chemistry, the middle one is an undergrad in English Literature, and the youngest is thriving in Trinity.

I’ve practised Medicine with a speciality in Oncology for 18 + years, gaining a variety of skills, including in non-medical areas, developing my communication abilities, fairness, willingness to always strive for the better good of others and learning to value and respect each person. I have many passions, and Education is undoubtedly one of the greatest. I firmly believe that a School is more than an institution; it’s an essential part of a student’s life that will always make a considerable difference towards their choices and success in their future. If I can help ensure that we have the best teaching and experience for our students and the well-being of the staff who work with them daily, I believe I’ll be making a valuable contribution to our society.
I am a proud Governor for the Newbury Academy Trust, and I believe in their collective Ethos and strengths.    

Mrs Heidi Bird

I currently work as the Outreach Director for The Watermill theatre.  As a manager, I have exceptional leadership skills within an arts organisation, extensive project management skills and ability to nurture staff and foster a positive working environment. I also have strong links with schools, organisations and charities across West Berkshire.

Mr Wil Johnson

I am a Detective Sergeant in Complex Investigations in the Thames Valley. Having started my career as an Engineer, a change of direction seventeen years ago to Policing meant a return to training school and exams. My last course was a vocational foundation degree in complex investigations. My role within the public sector ensuring deadlines and performance standards are met can also involve child protection matters. In addition, I am a member of the rewards and recognition panel that acknowledges the efforts of not only Police but members of the public. As well as being a Father of a child at secondary school, my profession and prior experience as a Foster Carer has given me an in-depth understanding of the very real issues children of today face. I believe that education is vital in empowering children, and young adults, to believe in themselves and inspiring them to strive and achieve their very best. Education provides essential opportunities for all children to thrive, unlock their potential, discover their dreams and furthermore attain them. Every child really does matter and to develop a love of lifelong learning is invaluable!

 

Mrs Mary Tebble

I am honoured to be a Staff Governor at Trinity School, where I have worked for over 6 years. I have lived in the Newbury area my whole life having attended Shaw House School in the I980s, it is lovely to be back working here.  I currently live in Thatcham with my husband and children who both attend Trinity. I have been a teacher for over 10 years, previously working at Edgbarrow School in Crowthorne as Assistant Headteacher for Sixth Form. My focus has always been Business Studies and developing a real enthusiasm for the subject and the world of work. My previous career has been largely spent in the telecommunications sector and for a number of years working in Channel and Product Marketing at Vodafone.  This experience was amazing and something that has enabled me to bring my teaching of business and marketing to life. I am very interested working as a Staff Governor to oversee the school plans to help our students achieve the very best in terms of progress and achievement as well as develop into decent, kind, hardworking individuals.

Dr Charlotte Wilson

I am proud to be the Executive Headteacher and CEO of the Newbury Academy Trust.  I love working across our schools which are at the heart of our community serving children and their families.  I am a qualified Geography Teacher and have taught in a range of comprehensive schools since qualifying in 1996.  I am passionate about lifelong learning and recently achieved my Doctorate in Education from Reading University.  I am also a Lead Ofsted Inspector across the South East region.

 

Mrs Teresa Crocker - Clerk

Most of my career has been in admin and office management and I have over ten years’ clerking experience in maintained primary schools.
 
I joined Newbury Academy Trust in January 2018 and my role, as Clerk, is an advisory and administrative one. I help the Board understand its role, functions, and legal duties, and to document evidence that the board and its committees are fulfilling these duties.
 
In June 2022 I completed the Chartered Governance Institute’s Academy Governance course.
 
I live in Newbury, and my three children are all in the early stages of their careers.