Meet the Academy Committee Members
Pam Cooper: Chair of the Academy Committee
I first became a school governor in 2002, and in 2019 I joined the joint Local Governing Board of Cheam Common Infants and Cheam Common Junior schools.
I was appointed Chair of the Academy Committee for the Cheam Common schools in September 2022 and have responsibility for Achievement and Safeguarding. In the past I have had responsibility for Inclusion and Curriculum. Outside of school I work on a voluntary basis for a local Christian charity providing assemblies and RE support in primary schools in Sutton.
Marcus Le Brocq: Parent Academy Committee Member
Marcus is a School Parent Governor at CCI and CCJ with three children across both settings. He has a long professional background working with Children and Families. Initially with the looked after children's team at London Borough of Sutton then retraining to become a teacher and working for a charity delivering social emotional literacy (PSHE) programmes to primary schools all over London. He has a passion for ensuring fair access to education and inclusion for all learners.
Dalal Nageh-Kaler: Parent Academy Committee Member
Geeta Watson: Co-opted Academy Committee Member
My name is Geeta Watson and I am one of the co-opted governors. Before the formation of the new governing body, I was a parent governor for Cheam Common Infants - a role I was elected to in May 2018.
I am currently a stay at home mum of 3 (2 boys and a girl) I am also an avid Chelsea fan! Before having my third child I was a Primary School teacher at another local Sutton school.
It is a real privilege to be part of the governing body for Cheam Common. I am passionate about education and look forward to supporting the school in enabling every pupil to reach their full potential.
Alex Findley: Co-opted Academy Committee Member
Miss S Gunner: Co-Principal - Cheam Common Junior Academy
Mrs R Townsend: Principal - Cheam Common Infants' Academy