Local Advisory Board (Governors)

Local Advisors

Beverley Montgomery (Chair; Lead Advisor for Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare):  is full of enthusiasm for the learning of our children and says ‘I am overjoyed to be leading a dynamic team effecting change at Park Hill Junior School. Every child deserves the best education and that's what we intend to ensure.’

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 19/05/2014

Register of interest: None declared

Contacting the Chair: To contact the Chair of the Local Advisory Board, please complete this form stating: FAO Chair of the LAB.  If the matter is confidential, please address an envelope to attention of the Chair of the Local Advisory Board and hand in to the school office.  We will ensure the Chair receives this.


Guy Pengelly (Vice Chair; Lead Advisor for Leadership & Management): he has a great deal of experience in the area of health and safety, and is now spreading his interest in the school to leadership and management.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted.

Date of Appointment: 16/12/2015

Register of interest: None declared


Carol Tompson (Lead Advisor for Special Education Needs): was a teacher at Park Hill Juniors for many years and has continued to share her considerable educational experience with us as a Local Advisor.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 18/09/2013

Register of interest: None declared


Currently Vacant (Lead Advisor for Health and Safety)

This post is being monitored by the Chair and Vice-Chair until the post is filled.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 

Register of interest:


Kieron Stewart (Lead Advisor for Finance and Disadvantaged Pupils): I have a great deal of experience in monitoring performance to ensure an organisation offers value for money. As a father of two I want every child to have the best education but also to enjoy their childhood.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 14/11/2017

Register of interest: None declared.



Carmen Peraita Sanz (Lead Advisor for Outcomes for Pupils):  I have vast experience of analysing data and implementing measures to optimise outcomes. As a mum of three children I understand the necessities parents have regarding their children education. I was a parent advisor at my daughter´s school in Spain and enjoyed working together with teachers to help children achieve their goals.

Type of Local Advisor: Parent

Date of Appointment:  17/01/2018

 Register of interest: None declared.


Kimberley Nembhard (Lead Advisor for Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment):  I have been a part of the Park Hill family for numerous years, with a passion for charity work and volunteering. The role of Parent Local Advisor enables me to give my time based on my knowledge and experience, whilst having an impact and influence on the foundation years for many children at this essential stage of their lives.

Type of Local Advisor: Parent

Date of Appointment: 17/01/2018

Register of interest: None declared.


Cathy Daniels, Head Teacher: became Head of PHJS in September 2013 but has worked at Park Hill since 1998 and feels passionately about providing the best possible education for the children.

Type of Local Advisor: Staff Advisor - Head Teacher

Date of Appointment: 01/09/2013

Register of interest: None declared


Teresa Dempsey (Staff Advisor): joined the staff in the Spring 2014 and is inspirational in the teaching of literacy, especially writing.  She has extensive experience in Key Stage 1 which she has been able to draw on as the Year Group Leader for Year 3.  She brings over 20 years of teaching experience to the Local Advisory Board.

Type of Local Advisor: Staff Advisor - Teaching

Date of Appointment: 01/10/2015

Register of interest: None declared


Claire Gillick (Staff Advisor):

Type of Local Advisor: Staff Advisor - Non-Teaching

Date of Appointment: 21/07/2017

Register of interest: None declared


Other Relevant Information:

Local Advisory Board Members Attendance 2017-18.

Governor's Attendance 2016-17

Governors Attendance 2015-16


Governors who have recently stepped down:

Renata Rajca - 01/12/15 - 12/01/2018

Amatare Oki - 09/05/16 - 14/11/2017

Noel Rands - 18/09/13 - 13/10/17

Vinoo John - 18/09/13 - 11/10/17 (Member of the Board of  Trustees of the Folio Education Trust)

Tom Feeney - 01/10/14 - 31/08/17

Steve Price - 20/11/14 - 21/07/17

Deidre-Ann Toney - 16/07/14 - 30/06/17

Poonam Arora - 18/09/13 - 29/06/17

Iyare Umweni - 19/05/2014 - 10/09/2016

Denise Tang - June 2016

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