Southborough Church of England Primary School

Southborough Church of England Primary School

Meet our Governors

Meet our Governors

Patrick Carey



Patrick lives in Southborough with his wife and 3 young children - the eldest of which attends our school. He’s previously worked in education as both a primary school teacher and a school governor, and now works as a civil servant in the Department for Health & Social Care. Outside of work he enjoys swimming, walking, watching football and being a parent!

Lin Hutchinson

Lin is a Foundation Governor and very involved in the life of St Peter’s Church.  She has lived in Southborough with her husband for forty-three years and is passionate about the community here.  She has worked in the NHS, the Ministry of Defence and taught locally.  She enjoys gardening, music, reading and spending time with her five grandchildren.

Rebecca Large

Rebecca is a Foundation Governor and also a teacher at Southborough. Her 3 children are all former students of the school. Her teaching career included many years at a local special needs school and she and her husband are now respite foster carers for special needs. Rebecca particularly enjoys going to the theatre and the ballet as well as spending time with family and friends.

Nick Cornell

Nick is vicar of Christ Church, Southborough and also the parent of a former Southborough pupil. He lives locally with his wife and has two sons at secondary school. Before ordination, he trained as a Chartered Tax Advisor. Nick has prior experience as governor of three church primary schools as well as time as a part-time university chaplain. In his spare time, he likes music, gadgets and learning languages.

Wilson Tse Kwok Chun



Wilson served as a Secondary School Headteacher in Hong Kong for 9 years, where he passionately advocated for curriculum innovation.

Last year, he relocated to the UK with his family, and his two children now attend Southborough School. Currently, he is pursuing a master's degree in Music Education and Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Jason Reeves

Luci Austin

Luci lives in Southborough with her husband and two children, both of whom attend the school. Luci works in the world of Low Carbon energy, investing in new build production projects alongside helping customers understand their own decarbonisation options. Luci would love to have more time to have hobbies, but does manage to get out for Nordic Walking as often as possible, and loves spending time outside with the kids- even more so if it's helping her in the garden.

John Geenty



John works in London running an events and media company. He enjoys reading, writing, most sports and spending time with his family. He lives in Southborough with his wife who previously attended the school. They have two children and the oldest is now a pupil at Southborough. 

Nicholas Fryer

Nick joined the Governing Body in 2016. He is married and has a son and a daughter at Southborough School. Nick is a Chartered Accountant and works in insurance in the City. He enjoys running and does not enjoy supporting West Ham United.

Emma Savage Headteacher

Emma Bootle Deputy Headteacher

Joy Goodchild Assistant Headteacher and Head of Lower School