Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board assists the Proprietors in policy and decision-making relating to the educational provision at the school and supports the governance of the school. Advisory Board members hold termly meetings and members are experts in their respective fields. This group works with us to stay at the cutting edge of education.

We use the Board’s expertise to ensure that we are sharing innovations that reflect an outstanding learning journey for all our children.


Advisory Board members are:

Chair: Jacqueline Jenkins – Educational Consultant and Schools Inspector

Tel: 020 8300 2112 email:

Address: 38 Knoll Road, Sidcup, DA14 4QU

Jacqueline Jenkins is a very experienced Educational Consultant and Schools Inspector, with wide experience of both State and Independent Schools.


Other members:

Emma Aiyere – Safeguarding Consultant

Emma has led a Pan-London Project for the London Safeguarding Children’s Board exploring how to better safeguard Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority children.  She is an experienced Safeguarding Consultant, who specialises in delivering safeguarding training to schools and churches.  She is also our link board member for Safeguarding.


Richard Crowther – Educational Consultant

Richard trained as a primary teacher and now works with schools internationally as an independent consultant, with a particular interest in technology and evidence use.  He is our link board member for the More Able & Technology.


Sue Gower MBE JP – Safeguarding Consultant

Sue is a an extremely well qualified Safeguarding Consultant, who has worked for Bexley and Croydon Councils and is currently on the Kent Safeguarding Children’s Board, the role for which she has just been awarded NSPCC Child Protection Trainer of the Year.  She is also our link board member for GDPR & Mental Health.


Angie Macdonald, Business Manager & Head of Pastoral

Safeguarding and Counselling trained, Angie has worked at Merton Court for the past 25 years.  She is also the School’s Safeguarding Lead.


Susan Webb – Educational Consultant

Susan has very strong experience of leadership in both State and ISA Schools and has inspected Independent Schools as an ISI Inspector.  She is also our link board member for EYFS and Wellbeing.


Along with, Merton Court LLP Directors: Dominic Price (Headmaster & Main Proprietor), Sarah Price (Proprietor), Henry Price, Eloise Price & Lucianna Price.

Sarah Price & Lucianna Price are our link board members for SEND.


Link Board Advisors are a reservoir of knowledge and experience, supporting and advising the Senior Leadership Team, the Proprietor and the staff as a ‘critical friend’.