Name: Alexandra Mckenzie
Role: Chair of Governors
Professional fine artist- painter, sculptor printmaker. Arts Facilitator- Art Reparation Project Hackney Youth Offending Team.
I am a Oldhill parent and that I am newly Chair after 5 years as a Oldhill Governor. I look forward to many more years as a Governor. I hope to develop successfully implementable strategies with our Governors and Senior Leaders for the future of the School and our School Community.
Name: Mabel Saili
Role: Chair of Resources Committee
I am an ACAS trained mediator, a mother of adult twin daughters who have benefited from the education system up to Masters level.
I am determined that I will not take this great opportunity that has been offered to me to be a Governor at Oldhill Community Primary School for granted. I will bring a wealth of experience acquired from my professional career over the years including my role as Research & Development Manager in the NHS.
I believe the skills that I have developed over the years in my professional career can be put to good use and help improve the lives of the local children in the community.
Name: Louise Brisley
Role: – Resources Committee and Link Governor for Support Staff
My name is Lou, I’m a born and bred Hackney girl! I am an outdoor education teacher in an outdoor centre called The Leaside Trust.
I work with a variety of people of different religion, diversity and capability. I have been in this industry for 7 years.
I teach loads of sports like kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, biking and walking.
I am looking forward to the future here with Oldhill School.
Name: Hayley Smith
Role: Staff Governor, Curriculum Committee and link Governor for Reading
I have been working at Oldhill now for 10 years! I absolutely love the school and the wonderful children who attend here.
I am currently teaching in early years and am a reception class teacher. I am also the school lead for PSHE and RE so have a real passion for social and emotional education.
I am looking forward to being part of the governing body this year and hope to help our school community to continue to flourish.
Name: Kelly Robinson
Role: Curriculum Committee, Link Governor for Staffing and the Children’s Centre
Role: Parent Governor
“I am Mica, born and raised in Hackney and thrilled to become a new Parent Governor! I am a qualified nurse and midwife working at Homerton hospital in both roles, with a passion for child protection and adult safeguarding.
I am a mother of twin girls who attend day care and a son in Year 2 so I’m very keen to focus on ensuring the school provides an effective, safe and stimulating environment for all children.
I look forward to meeting and working with you all.”