Heathwood Lower School

Heathwood Lower School

Meet the Governors

Paula Bangs

Paula is currently the Chair of Governors. Prior to this, she had been a Community Governor and Parent Governor with a long standing association and interest in the wellbeing and direction of the School community. Paula is a joint director and owner of three local businesses, one of which has been established for over 30 years. Paula thoroughly enjoys her involvement with Heathwood, which she considers to be a vibrant, thriving and flourishing school and she is proud to be its Chair.

Bryony Leary 

Bryony joined Heathwood to finish her teacher training in 2020 and never left! She was voted as a staff governor in September 2021 and provides a teaching and school staff perspective to the governing board. 

Beth Sedgwick

Beth has been a governor at the school since 2020 and is Vice Chair of the governing board. Beth is a Senior Civil Servant at the Department of Business and Trade, with experience of sponsoring public organisations. Beth's daughter very much enjoyed her time at Heathwood Lower School, before leaving in 2023.

Jackie Wright  

Susanne Dove 

Susanne started teaching in 1987. She has more than 35 years of experience in education; teaching in London, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire and Central Bedfordshire. She has been a senior leader for more than 10 years, nearly 9 as Headteacher at Heathwood. She is currently retired.