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Welcome to the Governors' section!

The Governors of JFK School are committed to supporting the school to become the best provision possible both for our own students and as a community and borough resource.  They are dedicated to the school and are effective in helping define the strategic direction of the school and questioning and challenging to ensure excellent practice across all areas of school development.


Our Governors Name   Portfolio

Term of office ends

CEO Gary Wilkie       
Executive Head Teacher  Diane Rochford OBE      
Headteacher Julie Newman       
Co-opted Governor Devina Laskar (Chair)  Finance       19/12/2018
Co-opted Governor Rob Field Staffing 19/12/2018
Co-opted Governor Karen Malcolm    Safety & Safeguarding 13/10/2018
Co-opted Governor Jack Ribbons Health & Safety 1/10/2021
Co-opted Governor Marvin Riley   School Improvement 25/02/2022
Parent Governor  Tina Lawal   Assets & Premises 27/11/2020
Staff Governor Janet Still      30/09/2019
Staff Governor Ben Hawes   Assets & Premises 18/12/2018


Our Governors

Our Governors 1 Devina Laskar - Chair
Our Governors 2 Robert Field
Our Governors 3 Karen Malcolm
Our Governors 4 Tina Lawal - Parent Governor
Our Governors 5 Jack Ribbons
Our Governors 6 Marvin Riley
Our Governors 7 Ben Hawes - Staff Governor
Our Governors 8 Janet Still - Staff Governor
Our Governors 9 Gary Wilkie - CEO
Our Governors 10 Julie Newman - Headteacher

To contact the Chair of Governors please address your letter to

Ms D Laskar

Chair of Governors

JFK Special School

Pitchford Street

London  E15 4RZ

Pecuniary Interest of Governors

LGB Attendance 2017-2018

LGB Attendance 2017-2018 1