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, Mr Steve Potterton via the contact details below. 


       Mr Mahesh Yanambakkam

       Chair of Governors

       Date of Appointment: April 2016

 Governor responsible for: CPD and marketing

 Attendance at meetings 2016-2017: 4 of 6 = 67%

                         Email address:

Mahesh Yanambakkam is Senior Regional Manager, Africa, Central and South Asia at the University of Reading. He has a wide range of experience in the International Higher Education Sector and has been working in this industry for more than 16 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 a School Governor at TLC Nursery Federation (Chalvey Nursery School & Slough Centre Nursery School).


         Mr Denby Richards

         Vice Chair of Governors

         Date of Appointment: June 2013, renewed July 2017

         Governor responsible for: Safeguarding and Health & Safety

 Attendance at meetings 2016-2017: 5 of 6 = 83%


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.


           Mr Kamaldeep Singh Gill

           Date of Appointment: September 2017

           Governor responsible for: Curriculum – Maths and English

          Attendance at meetings 2016-2017: n/a


Kamaldeep has worked in the financial services sector since 2010, and has completed the ACA qualification. As a Chartered Accountant, he has established an extensive skillset through auditing clients ranging from medium-sized businesses to listed companies. Kamaldeep is responsible for financial processes, corporate governance compliance, and risk management. His role has evolved to a consultancy-based approach; he is now more heavily involved in overviewing the accounting of financial investments and stakeholder management.

Kamaldeep has always had a keen interest in education, and has been an active mentor to undergraduates at CASS Business School (City University London). Kamaldeep believes that his strong accounting skills, analytical mind and management skills will be an asset to his role as a Governor at Foxborough Primary School, where he aims to support the good work done by the staff and to continue to develop the school in an ever changing environment.


             Mr Kurt Henney

             Date of Appointment: February 2018

             Governor responsible for: Staff well-being

            Attendance at meetings 2018-2019: n/a (newly appointed)


Kurt originally moved to Slough from the Lake District in 2007 when he was offered employment with Thames Valley Police. During this time, Kurt became the local community officer for the Foxborough ward and dedicated over 10 years to serving the local community and the school in the mornings and afternoons of the school day. Kurt also invested time in working with our students, sharing his knowledge and experience on public service. 

Kurt is now an Environmental Health Officer in the local authority, where he is proud to continue to serve the local community. In his spare time, Kurt enjoys volunteering for the emergency blood bike charity SERV and also as a Motorcycle Observer for the Institute of Advanced Motorists. His dedication to the local community and our school has already proved invaluable and we are pleased to now also be able to welcome him to our governing body. 


Mr Bob Graham


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