Meet our Governors
Trinity School Governors ensure the effective and successful leadership and governance of Trinity School.
Trinity School has received extensive support from 30 local churches of different traditions. In January 2013, these churches founded a new body called ‘Sevenoaks Churches Educational Trust’ (also known as SCET) to oversee the organisation and leadership of Trinity School. SCET is chaired by Revd Andrew Diaper, The Vine Baptist Church. The main role of SCET is to appoint foundation governors to ensure the effective and successful leadership and governance of Trinity School.
Mrs Crescencia (Cres) Iveson
Cres is a former secondary school teacher, now a tutor. She is married with 3 children. Cres is Chair of Governors and is a member of the Education Committee and Resources Committee. She was re-appointed by SCET in 2022 for a new four year term which runs until 31 August 2026.
Mrs Katie Barford
Katie currently works at Trinity School as a Teacher of English, Assistant Head of Sixth Form and KS5 Lead for English and Film Studies. Katie is a member of the Education Committee. She has served as Staff governor since September 2024 and her term of office will expire in September 2028.
Mrs Julia Barnes
Julia is a former solicitor and now works as a Higher Education Adviser. She is married with four children, three at university and one at Trinity. Julia is a member of the Resources Committee. She was appointed by Parents and her term runs from September 2022 to 31 August 2026.
Mrs Sarah Beddell
Sarah lives in Sevenoaks and is married with three young children, the eldest is currently at Trinity. Sarah works as a Teaching Assistant at a local primary school. She is a member of the Education Committee Sarah will serve four years as a governor starting from September 2021 until August 2025 and was appointed by SCET.
Mr Sathasivan (Dion) Chetty
Dion is married to Rosette and has two children, with the eldest at Trinity School. He is currently a Commercial Manager in the renewable energy sector, with a background in Finance and Supply Chain Operations. Dion is a member of the Resources Committee, appointed by SCET and will serve as a Governor for four years from September 2021 until August 2025.
Mrs Kathryn Devine
Kathryn currently works as a Property Surveyor specialising in the valuation of affordable housing. She has three children, with a son and daughter at Trinity School. Appointed by parents, she will serve as a governor for four years from January 2020 until 01 January 2024 and is a member of the Resources Committee.
Mrs Anne (Louise) Dod
Louise has a son and a daughter who both attend Trinity. She is a self employed chef and also a livestock farmers wife. Louise is a member of the Education Committee. Appointed by SCET, she will serve as a governor for four years from September 2022 until August 2026.
Mr Timothy (Tim) Hodgson
Tim is a chartered accountant, with 20 years’ experience in the financial services. He is married to Isabel and has two children. He is a member of the Resources Committee.
He has been elected by the Governing Body and his term of office is for one year from September 2023 and will expire in August 2024
Mr Thomas (Graham) Lacey
Raised in Sussex, Graham spent 24 years teaching at Sevenoaks School where – aswell as teaching History throughout his time there – managed the Careers Department and Sixth Form before being appointed Deputy Head Academic in 2003. Awarded an NPQH in 2007, between 2010 and 2012 Graham was Headteacher at Berlin British School before returning to the UK as Executive Principal at Southbank International School.
He has been re-elected by the Governing Body and his term of office is for one year from September 2023 and will expire in August 2024. Graham is married and has two daughters.
Mrs Jessica (Jess) Lewis
Jess is married, has two children and works for the Civil Service. Appointed by SCET, she is a member of the Education Committee and will serve as a Governor for four years from September 2021 until August 2025.
Mrs Anna Mack
Anna works as a full-time secondary school teacher. She is married and has two children. Anna is Vice Chair of Governors and Chair of the Education Committee. She is re-appointed by SCET, for a new four year term of office which runs from September 2023 and will expire on 31 August 2027.
Mr Paul McCormack
Paul is an experienced policy project manager, currently Head of Regulatory Policy at The Property Institute, the professional body for residential property management. He is married to Karen, and they have two children who are both at Trinity. Paul is a member of the Resources Committee. Appointed by SCET, his four year term of office is from September 2021 and is due to expire September 2025.
To contact the governors, please email the Clerk to the Governors, at email@example.com, or write to the Chair of Governors, care of the school.