Our Governing Body

As the Governing Body of Sonning Primary school, our responsibilities are to provide strategic direction for the work and improvement of the school, to support, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the school and to hold the school to account for the standards achieved and the quality of education; in essence, we are a ‘critical friend’ to the school. All the day-to-day responsibilities of running the school is the job of the school’s Head, Luke Henderson, and the Senior Leadership Team.

Mrs C Borsberry-Lewis

Chair of Governors


Chair of Governing Body and she also sits on the Achievements and Standards Committee. Clare has been a Governor since March 2015 and has one child in the school. Clare is a Chartered Management Accountant and brings with her knowledge and expertise in Business and Finance.

Mr J Elzinga

Vice Chair & Lead Data Protection Governor


Vice Chair Governing Body. Also a member on the Achievements & Standards Committee and Community Committee. Jesse joined the Governing Body team in Spring 2016 and is Headmaster at Reading Blue Coat school. He was previously Director of Studies at both St Edward’s Oxford and Harrow School, and has been a Governor at Dulwich Prep London since 2014.

Mrs R Argent

Foundation Governor

Mr M Cherry

Foundation Governor

Mr L Henderson


Mrs G Kelsall

Staff Governor

Mrs C McLaughlin

Co-opted Governor

Mrs H Parish

Foundation Governor

Rev K Toogood

Foundation Governor

Mr T Baker

Local Authority Governor

Mrs R Hazell

Co-opted Governor

Mrs B Jones

Safeguarding Governor

Mr I McCann

Foundation Governor

Mrs B Mundy

Parent Governor

Rev J Taylor

Ex-Officio Foundation Governor

Mrs K Voss

Parent Governor

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