School governors are volunteers and come from all sections of the community and all walks of life.

The governing body of Archbishop Sumner School is made up of people nominated by North Lambeth Parish (PCC governors), the Diocese of Southwark, parents of children in the school, the Local Authority (Lambeth Council) and school staff.

Foundation Parochial Church Council (PCC) Governors 

Rev Angus Aagaard - Team Rector of North Lambeth parish

Michael Medvei

Simon Gibbs

Adam Matthews (Chair of Governors)

Sophie Briant

Frank Roberts 

Matt Beale

Foundation Southwark Diocese Board of Education Governors 

Akiebel Grant - Chair of the Admissions Committee

Lisa Mulley- Vice Chair of Governors

 Parent Governors


Donna Taibe

Fikre Solomon

Local Authority Governors 

Vacant x 2

Staff Governors

Malachi Gowie - PE teacher and learning mentor

Ursula Ovenden - Headteacher


Co-opted Governors

Some committees have co-opted governors. These are people appointed by the governing body to bring specific expertise and experience to a committee or working group.

Rev Alison Kennedy (Parents, Pupils and Community Committee)

Jan Nicholson (Resources Committee)

Rodney Ovenden (Expansion Working Group)

You can contact the governors by emailing governor.abs@gmail.com or speaking to any governor that you see in the school.