Governors

Our Governing Body

Governors are responsible for ensuring the strategic direction of the school, its performance and the use of resources to support learning. They help to ensure that our school provides the best education it can for children, parents and our local community. Full governing body meetings take place regularly and the meeting agendas will be posted below. A summary of meetings can be found on weekly school newsletter. Detailed meeting minutes can be made available on request from clerk@bewickbridge.co.uk.

Anthea Kenna

Co Opted Governor Chair

Daniel Hart

Co Opted Governor

Vice-Chair

Edris TIldesley

LA Governor


Amy Luu

Headteacher

Natalie Drewery

Clerk to Governors

Helen Leung

Co Opted Governor

Dave Walker

Parent Governor

Kerry Millbanks

Staff Governor

James Robinson

Parent Governor

Jude Brady

Co Opted Governor

Adrian Pearce

Parent Governor

Pen Portraits of our Governors

Anthea Kenna

I am recently retired, following a career in Primary School Headship spanning 25 years. I worked in Cambridgeshire and Essex as Headteacher, Associate Adviser and School Improvement Partner and am currently working with schools within East Anglia as an adviser, supporting those schools requiring improvement. My expertise covers all aspects of school leadership and management. I am a keen musician and enjoy performing with many amateur musical groups. I am a governor of three other schools within Cambridgeshire.

Edris Tildesley

I worked as a teacher, Headteacher, School Improvement Partner and Adviser in Cambridgeshire for many years. When I retired after 14 years as a Primary School Headteacher I continued to work part time as an Associate Adviser in Cambridgeshire working with schools to improve attainment, the quality of teaching and learning and pupil welfare. I have also worked as a coach/adviser with ‘Achievement for All’ a national organisation which focuses on improving outcomes for disadvantaged children. At present I am serving as a member of an IEB in a large primary school in Cambridgeshire.

James Robinson

I've previously worked as a classroom teacher, head of department and Specialist Leader of Education in computing and now work for the Raspberry Pi Foundation supporting educators to embrace digital making and computing. At present I lead work for the National Centre for Computing Education promoting effective teaching strategies. As a Bewick Bridge parent I volunteer my time to co-lead the schools after school code club.

Kerry Millbanks

I have worked as a teaching assistant at Bewick Bridge for the last 18 years and have been a member of the local community for the last 27 years. It’s a community which is one I cherish being part of. As an employee and member of the community, I have a unique insight into the the school’s values and ethos and those of the community too. I have been elected as the staff governor - I am excited to have a voice on the governing body so that I can contribute (in partnership with other governors) to the strategic development of the school.

Daniel Hart

I have lived in Cambridge since 1990 and have 6 children. I am a great believer of learning languages and experiencing difference cultures. I began my career in the Cities of both London and New York from there went to live in Spain farming melons and vegetable to supply the UK multiples. I then joined the family produce company and went into partnership with a large US supermarket forming a joint strategy to create a 2 billion supply platform. I became a NED and investor with a forensic computer business which we took to the market and then created a London property development . I then took time to build my home in Cambridge and diversified into other businesses. I have been a school governor for a year and am very impressed with the commitment and abilities of all educational colleagues.

Dave Walker

I started my career in education, working as a classroom teacher then head of subject for A level Music Technology. In addition to this I work as part of a senior team producing and examining content for A level Music Technology. Most of my time is now spent working as a freelance music producer, writing music predominantly for film and TV. My wife and I have 2 children at Bewick Bridge and I'm eager to support the school in my role as parent governor.

Helen Leung

I currently work in academia at the University of Cambridge where I am working towards a PhD. My scientific research is focussed on the pharmaceutical industry. Having been involved in teaching and outreach at the university, I am a strong advocate for women in Science, Engineering, Technology, and Maths (STEM). Outside of my work, I am a keen musician, having previously studied at the Royal College of Music. I am delighted to be able to support the school as part of the Bewick Bridge governing body.

Jude Brady

Cambridge has been my home since 2016. I moved here from Yorkshire, via a decade in London, to do a PhD in education. Before moving here, I was a secondary and sixth form English teacher and Second in Charge of a faculty. Now I work in education research, and I specialise in assessment and curriculum. I am a governor at Bewick Bridge because I care deeply about our state education system and local community. I’m proud to be part of the governing team, and I want to help ensure that all our pupils receive the best possible provision.

Adrian Pearce


I have lived in Cambridge since 1990. After my degree I started my career in technical roles, first in early stages of the internet and then software companies. I now focus on business and sales and as a consultant, advising organisations on strategies to transform their business and systems to increase revenue and manage costs. I am at my best solving problems, which I apply at work and home. I have 2 children, one has completed his primary education at Bewick Bridge and another who still attends, and I am happy to support the school as Parent Governor.

Attendance Register

07.06.2022 GB Interests & Attendance register.pdf

2021 - 2022 Meeting Agendas

1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 13 September 2021 final v2.pdf
1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 19 October 2021 - website.pdf
1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 23 November 2021 final - website.pdf
1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 18 January 2022 website.pdf
1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 22 February 2022 - website.pdf
Copy of 1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 28 March 2022.pdf


1 Bewick Bridge FGB Agenda 26 April 2022 final.docx.pdf

5 point feedback from the FGB on 23rd November 2021 meeting

  1. As 2021 draws to a close, governors celebrate the busy term the school has had and recognise the ongoing challenges which the pandemic brings.

  2. Governors are responsible for financial oversight of the school and were pleased to note the new fence is being erected, a new inventory access system has been installed and completion of a contract tender for a new lunchtime provider has been concluded.

  3. The school team is congratulated on the recent deep dive within the subject of Art, by the School Improvement Adviser. The adviser celebrated the strength of the Art provision and supported the school with next steps.

  4. Staff and the Headteacher have taken part in the appraisal process. Governors are pleased to note how robust the process is. Further, governors appreciate the work of staff who have enabled the smooth transition of the preschool into the management of the school.

  5. Governors welcome the increase in personal development opportunities for pupils afford by the school and local community links. The school continues to proactively engage the community, as such governors would encourage expressions of interest for any member of the local community who would like to get involved with the Governing Body to fill the last remaining co-opted space. Governors welcomed Helen Leung and Adrian Pearce onto the Governing Body.