Local Advisory Board (Governors)

Current LAB Members


Beverley Montgomery (Chair;  Lead Advisor for Leadership & Management):  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 for the 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 Health and Safety and Educational Visits): 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


Dee Heron (Lead Advisor for Special Education Needs): As a teacher, I have a thorough understanding of the education system and, in particular,  special needs.  I would like to give support and expertise to another school. I am safeguarding lead so have a thorough knowledge of safeguarding and keeping children safe.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 18/07/2018

Register of interest: None declared

Currently Vacant: Lead Advisor for Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare.

This post is being monitored by the Chair until the post is filled.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 

Register of interest:


Kieron Stewart (Lead Advisor for 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 Finance):  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.

Shiraz Kabani (3)

Shiraz Kabani (Lead Advisor for Quality of Teaching and Learning): I have had an eclectic educational career, with backgrounds in engineering, management and organisational leadership.  My professional career has enabled me to amass considerable senior-management experience, particularly in the non-profit and higher-education sector. What I have learnt through these experiences may be of value to the Advisory Board.

Type of Local Advisor: Co-opted

Date of Appointment: 12/12/2018

Register of interest: None declared.


Ann Pratt, Headteacher: became Head of PHJS in September 2018.

Type of Local Advisor: Staff Advisor - Head Teacher

Date of Appointment: 01/09/2018

Register of interest: None declared

T Dempsey

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

C Gillick

Claire Gillick (Staff Advisor):

Type of Local Advisor: Staff Advisor - Non-Teaching

Date of Appointment: 21/07/2017

Register of interest: None declared

LAB Documents

Previous LAB Members/Governors

Governors who have recently stepped down:

Cathy Daniels - 01/09/2013 - 18/07/2018

Carol Tompson - 18/09/13 - 18/07/2018

Renata Rajca - 01/12/15 - 12/01/2018

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

Noel Rands - 18/09/13 - 13/10/2017

Vinoo John - 18/09/13 - 11/10/2017 (Member of the Board of  Trustees of the Folio Education Trust)

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