Meet The Governors

Meet the Governors

The governing body supports the Co-CEOs, the Head of School and the staff of Foxborough Primary School in delivering a world class education to the students.  The governors come from a variety of backgrounds and add to the diversity of the school by supporting it in a number of ways.  More information about each member can be found below.

Governors have a term of office of 4 years, but may be re-appointed; the dates indicated below show commencement of the latest term of office.

If you wish to get in touch with any member of the governing body, please contact the Clerk to the Governors, Mrs Julie CoakerEmail address:



Mr Mahesh Yanambakkam

Chair of Governors

Date of Appointment: April 2016 , renewed in February 2020

Governor responsible for: SEND/Disadvantaged/Inclusion/English

 Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 4 of 4 = 100%

Mahesh Yanambakkam is currently a Director of a private company providing Educational consulting services for the UKHE sector.  He has a wide range of experience in the International Higher Education Sector and has been working in this industry for more than 18 years.  He has travelled extensively across the world which has helped him with a deeper understanding of various cultures, education systems, business processes and practices in the regions: Africa, East Asia, Europe, Middle East, The Gulf, South America, South Asia and South East Asia.  Mahesh is also currently the Chair of School Governors at TLC Nursery Federation (Chalvey Nursery School & Slough Centre Nursery School).  He has been voluntarily supporting multiple social causes through direct/indirect involvement with social concerns.  He is married with two young daughters.

Mr Denby Richards

Vice Chair of Governors

Date of Appointment: June 2013, renewed July 2017

Governor responsible for: Safeguarding/Creative Curriculum

Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 4 of 4 = 100%

Denby Richards is a retired primary school headteacher who retains an interest in and a passion for the education of our children and young people. He sees his governing role as that of a supportive yet critical friend of the Foxborough community.

Miss Bekki Keeling

Staff Governor

Date of Appointment: September 2020

Governor responsible for:

Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 4 of 4 = 100%

Bekki Keeling is currently KS2 Phase Leader and Year 6 teacher at Foxborough Primary School.  She has worked at the school for eight years, teaching across all year groups in KS2 and has a passion for seeing the development and growth of children throughout the school.  She has been qualified as a teacher for 12 years and has previous experience in all phases of the school.

Mrs Andleeb Muzaffar

Parent Governor

Date of Appointment: February 2021

Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 2 of 2 = 100%

Andleeb currently has two children at Foxborough Primary School, so has a keen interest in helping the school strive for continuous incremental improvement.  Andleeb’s aim is to use her experience and knowledge gained outside of the school environment to proactively support the school however she can.  She has a Masters in English literature and is a keen gardener.

Mrs Saliha Belallia

Parent Governor

Date of Appointment: February 2021

Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 2 of 2 = 100%

Saliha currently has one child at Foxborough Primary School.  She has a bachelor degree in science administration, law and professionally law from the University of Algeria.  Saliha has done courses in Marketing, Education and IT, she speaks three languages and has a wide range of experience in education and has been working as a secretary in a secondary school and previously as an administrator at the University of Algeria.

Mr Kumar Dharmavarapu


Date of Appointment: January 2021

Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 3 of 4 = 75%

Mr Dharmavarapu Is currently the Global Executive responsible for GTM with IBM/Redhat for HCL Technologies.  He has had a 20-year leadership career which has included leadership roles in IBM, Siemens and HCL Technologies.  Mr Dharmavarapu has also advised/mentored several start-up ventures and contributed to their overall product conceptualisation and growth journey.  He is married with one young daughter and his hobbies include running and keeping fit.

Mrs Swadesh Kapoor


Date of Appointment: April 2021

Attendance at meetings 2020-2021: 3 of 4 = 75%

Swadesh Kapoor is a retired primary school teacher, she has held the position of Year Head and Maths coordinator.  Swadesh speaks Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi and has a good understanding of different cultures.



Historic Governors (Last 12 Months) 


Mr Kamaldeep Singh Gill

Date of Appointment: September 2017

Date Stepped Down: September 2020

Attendance at meetings 2019-2020: 4 of 4 = 100%

To contact the governors please use one of the following:


Post: Clerk to Governors, Foxborough Primary School, Common Road, SL3 8TX

Telephone: 01753 546 376

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