Meet the Governors

Mrs Sarah Banham

Type of governor: Associate Governor

Date appointed: December 2016. Appointed by the Board of Governors.

Term of office: December 2020

Areas of responsibility: Chair of Experience Committee, humanities, website, parental engagement, pupil voice, community, Year 6

Committee membership: Experience 

Record of meeting attendance: 10 meetings out of a possible 10 meetings attended in the academic year 2016/2017

Declaration of business and financial interests + governance roles at other schools: I am the Director for Communities and Sustainabilities. 

Professional experience and interests:
I work at Battersea Power Station on the redevelopment project for the building and surrounding site. I principally work on project communications and stakeholder engagement. Much of my work involves the impact of the scheme on the wider community with a particular emphasis on employment and training, and the creation of a new neighbourhood and town centre at Battersea Power Station.

Why have you chosen to become a governor and what would you like to achieve in this post?
To understand the challenges facing a high achieving multi-cultural school in a diverse inner city community and how those lessons can translate into my working life and the regeneration taking place across Nine Elms. To understand how that the regeneration of Nine Elms can benefit the school and wider community living on the fringes of this massive regeneration.

How do you support Chesterton Primary School as a governor?
To promote the amazing achievements of such a high performing school embedded in our existing community and to seek how better to communicate between the many people in the whole school community.

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