Governing Body

Nelson School is part of Latchmere Academy Trust and currently, the Trustees have governance responsibility for the school. A Local Advisory Board is in place to monitor the school’s progress and report back to the Trust Board. Find out more about the Latchmere Academy Trust

Local Advisory Board

  • Madeleine Maguire – Chair and Community Governor (Appointment date: April 2018/Term expires: April 2022)
  • Carolyn Crossdale – Vice Chair and Parent Governor (Appointment date: November 2018/ Term expires: November 2022)
  • Anna Steels – Head Teacher ex-officio
  • Mary Parker – Co-opted governor (Appointment date: March 2015/ Re-elected: March 2019/ Term expires: March 2023
  • Marion Benemar -Parent Governor (Appointment date: November 2018/ Retired: July 2019)
  • Sarah McCarthy – Trustee (LAT) (Appointment date: September 2017/ Retired: November 2018)
  • Carolyn Fursse -Parent Governor (Appointment date: September 2017/ Retired: November 2018)

Further Information

If you have any queries about our work, any issues you wish to discuss, or if you are interested in becoming a governor at Nelson School, please contact the Clerk to the Governors.

Latchmere Academy Trust Articles of Association

Meeting Dates

Trust Meeting Dates 2018-19

Governor Statutory Information

Nelson LAB Statutory Information 2018-2019

Nelson School LAB – Statutory website Information 2017-18


National Governors’ Association


Latchmere Academy Trust trustees now oversee the activities and progress at Nelson School.

A local advisory board is now responsible for local matters at Nelson School.