St Mary's

Church of England Primary

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St Mary’s School is fortunate to have a skilled and experienced Board of Trustees.


You can contact the Trustees by emailing

Rachel Blake - Headteacher 

Mrs Blake started her teaching career over 20 years ago and relishes the opportunity of working with the aspirational school community to ensure that St Mary's continues to move from strength to strength.  She is passionate about the success of every child.


Victoria Kemble - Chair

Vicky qualified as a Chartered Global Management Accountant back in 2007 and has worked as Global Financial Director for a business risk consultancy and a market research-based brand consultancy. She is now Finance Director & Company Secretary for a Women’s membership organisation promoting diversity on boards.

She is a resident of Norwood Green and was on the very first pre-opening steering committee for St Mary’s.


Sarah Hamlyn – Vice Chair & Safeguarding Lead

Sarah is a parent trustee with one child currently at the school; she wholeheartedly believes in the mission statement of St Mary’s and is keen to support it through active involvement in the life of the school. Sarah has worked locally as a Health Visitor for over 15 years and is passionate about the health and well being of children and their families. 


Rev Anne Bookless

Revd. Anne Bookless is  Priest-in-Charge of St Mary’s Church, Norwood Green. Anne brings her experience of working as a Teaching Assistant to the role of trustee and is passionate about seeing children and staff thrive. Anne and her husband Revd. Dave have lived in Southall over 30 years  and they have 4 adult daughters.


Imran Awan

Imran is an engineer who has lived and worked in the local community for over 40 years with two children attending the school. Having put children through the education system before he has an understanding of what parents want and require from their school hence as a parent Trustee sees his role as a critical friend, challenging and supporting the school when required. His aim is to see the children strive to be the best they can be and have the school support their needs.


Dr Timothy Jackson

Timothy brings valuable experience through his work for a Christian University in India and in higher education in England. He has also worked in market research and analysis, he is the director of a charity with responsibility for organising events and coordinating strategy and more recently he has developed expertise in the management, delivery and evaluation of online learning technologies, including Virtual Learning Environments.


Inderpreet Kataria

Indy is our Staff Trustee; she is able to build positive relationships with parents, staff and children.  She is passionate about mental health and wellbeing, and ensures staff and children feel supported.  Indy has years of experience in understanding and listening to those around her and ensures their environment is more pleasureable; she aims to support staff during their time at St Mary's.