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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      
Co-Headteacher Julie Newman       
Co-Headteacher Shaun Dodds      
Co-opted Governor Devina Laskar (Chair)        08/12/2022
Co-opted Governor Anna Devlin Finance 27/01/2023
Co-opted Governor Karen Malcolm    Safety & Safeguarding 12/10/2022
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
Parent Governor Saleh Khan     04/04/2023
Staff Governor Janet Still      30/09/2019
Staff Governor Kim Gregory     27/01/2023


Our Governors

Our Governors 1 Devina Laskar - Chair
Our Governors 2 Karen Malcolm
Our Governors 3 Tina Lawal - Parent Governor
Our Governors 4 Jack Ribbons
Our Governors 5 Marvin Riley
Our Governors 6 Janet Still - Staff Governor
Our Governors 7 Gary Wilkie - CEO
Our Governors 8 Julie Newman - Co-Headteacher
Our Governors 9 Shaun Dodds - Co-Headteacher
Our Governors 10 Kim Gregory - Staff Governor

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

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