Governors & Roles

Welcome to our information page. Here you’ll find more information about the skills and backgrounds of our governors. We’ll also post information about governor attendance at meetings and committees, meeting minutes, our annual governors’ report plus any other useful information.

Please check our “Governor News” page for information about opportunities to meet the governors’, governor vacancies and other current governor news.

More about the Governors


Elizabeth Blake

As Head Teacher, I work closely with the Local Committee in terms of developing the strategic vision and direction for the school. I work with LCMs on setting and monitoring the school budget, recruitment, data analysis, buildings and premises, safeguarding and a range of other areas and value their range of expertise greatly. I became Head Teacher of Bickley in January 2017, but have been the Head Teacher of schools in Croydon before this one and have been a member of 5 Governing Bodies

Max Fishel

I have 40 years’ experience of working in state education, split between 21 years’ mainstream teaching in London comprehensives, then 19 years in the field of special education, specifically with children and young people with physical disabilities. I have also worked in the NHS. I retired in 2018 and now attend and contribute to All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) on Disability, Education and the Teaching Profession. I am particularly interested in equality, diversity and inclusion and I am currently the Local Committee member (governor) for Inclusion.

Roy Chambers

I currently work with Y5 and have responsibility for History throughout the school. I am interested in developing the whole child and run a variety of after school clubs, such as gardening and board games club. I look forward to working with all concerned for the betterment of the children in our care. I am the Staff Local Committee Member.

Jill Ludbrook

My two grandsons attend Bickley Primary School.  I have worked in education for many years in senior management in the secondary sector. I am now retired and have become interested in Primary Schools.  I’m also a Parish Councillor and on the Boards of a number of Educational Trusts.  At Bickley, I am the Local Committee member for Safeguarding, Attendance and Welfare.

Yasmin Awan

My two children attend Bickley and I've really enjoyed being a part of this amazing community of parents. My professional experience is centred on HR and employment law and I am excited about bringing this experience to my role as Parent Committee Member.