Jeremy Sharpe, Governor (Chairman of Care & Education Committee)

BA, PGCE, Appointed October 2012

Born and brought up in Hertfordshire, Jeremy attended a state comprehensive school and graduated from York University with a degree in History and Politics. Having completed a PGCE in Nottingham, he joined St Bartholomew’s School in Newbury in 1984 and has worked there ever since as a teacher of his two degree subjects, joining the leadership team 2005 and becoming Deputy Headteacher in 2009. His leadership responsibilities have included responsibility for the curriculum, for teaching and learning and for data, as well as being a key member of the team which led the transition from a split-site school into a single entity in brand new school buildings in the autumn of 2010. Having played a lot of sport in his younger years, Jeremy maintains a strong interest, following his beloved Watford Football Club and he also enjoys visiting the theatre and comedy shows, as well as walking in the local countryside. He lives in the centre of Newbury with his partner and his two adult daughters, both of whom attended St Bart’s themselves live nearby.