Governors

Chair Of Governors – Damian Haywood

I am the Operational Lead for clinical trials in SITU in NDS at the University of Oxford. MY volunteering work includes being Chair of Governors at Mabel Prichard School, and Treasurer of the Cri du Chat Syndrome Support Group UK. I am also the Labour Party candidate for Iffley Fields and St. Mary’s in the upcoming County Council by election.

Headteacher – Lucy Wawrzyniak

Lucy Wawrzyniak

Lucy is the Head Teacher of Mabel Prichard School.  She trained as a secondary school English teacher before moving on to support the education of Looked After Children, when she led the Virtual School for Looked After Children in Oxfordshire. She was Deputy Head Teacher at John Watson community special school before joining Mabel Prichard as Head Teacher in September 2017. She has also taught for 14 years on the Master of Teaching at the Institute of Education, University College London and has been an assessor on the Master of Learning and Teaching at Oxford University. She has four children, two at University and two in year 6 and in her spare time, sings in a band, whose claim to fame is supporting the Wurzels and Scouting for Girls.

Co-opted Governor – Rory Kelly

Rory has been a Co-Opted Governor since September 2017 and currently sits on the Finance and Personnel committee.  He works in government relations for a large technology company based in Oxford, having previously worked as a solicitor for a commercial law firm in the North West and in Brussels.  In January 2018 he qualified as a Chartered Governance specialist.