Nancy Reuben Primary School

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Nancy Reuben Primary School

Our Governing Board

School governors are responsible for the strategic direction and the financial performance of the school .  They offer support and challenge to the School’s Senior Leadership Team and staff.   Within this remit, the full Governing Body meets termly.  The Governing Body through the Sub Committees, contribute to school improvement and regularly oversee various strategic aspects of the school.

The Sub Committees of the Governing Body comprise of:  Teaching and Learning Committee (TLC) (with oversight for secular provision), Kodesh Committee (with oversight of Kodesh provision and under the remit of the main TLC Committee), EYFS Committee, Finance Committee, Admissions Committee, Compliance, Staffing and Security.


Mrs. Sharon Kelaty (Chair of Governors)  Sharon has a daughter in the school – she has worked in the commercial world for over 30 years and runs her own successful businesses in the rug industry and property investment.  Sharon is appointed by the Trustees.

Dr Elizabeth Feigin (Co-Vice Chair)  Elizabeth, who has 2 children in the school, has been on the board working as Inclusion, Safeguarding and Early Years Governor for several years.  Liz is appointed by the Trustees.

Mrs Penina Muyal (Co-Vice Chair)  Penina, who has 2 children in the school, has worked tirelessly on the PTA and has been been very involved in the school for many years and as Marketing Governor drove the 2020 Charidy campaign.  Penina is the Safeguarding Governor in the absence of Elizabeth Feigin.  Penina is appointed by the Trustees.

Professor Daniel Ezra (Chair of the Teaching and Learning Committee)  Daniel’s four children have all attended NRPS.  His family are members of the Od Yosef Hai Synagogue.  He is presently Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculofacial Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital.  He is a University Lecturer at UCL, has a Masters degree in Medical Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Daniel is appointed by the Trustees.

Mrs. Patti Adler (Admissions Governor)  Patti has been a parent at Nancy Reuben for 10 years. She holds a degree from Bar Ilan University and Michlala leMinhal in Languages and Marketing and Public Relations.  Before taking on the role of Admissions Governor, Patti was a Parent Governor at NRPS. 

Mrs. Bilha Cohen  (Staff Governor) Morah Bilha has been teaching Kodesh and Ivrit at NRPS for many years.

Rabbi Yossi David שליט''א  Rabbi Yossi teaches Gemara to Year 6.  Rabbi Yossi is appointed by the Trustees.

Mr Jeremy Bokobza (Security)   Jeremy is an NRPS parent.  Jeremy is CTO at Leaseum Partners.   Jeremy is appointed by the Trustees.

Mr. Jonathan Muyal (Finance Governor)  Jonathan has 3 children who attend NRPS and is a qualified chartered accountant.  He works with the Finance Committee assisting with the financial performance of the school ensuring and maintaining clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.

Mrs. Charlotte Clif (Parent Governor)  Charlotte has 4 daughters, 3 now NRPS graduates and one in Year 1.  She has been a parent at the school for 16 years. 

Mr. Dov Staszewski (Site Governor)  Dov has 2 young children at the school.

Mr. Anthony Wolfson  (Head Teacher)  Mr Wolfson has been the Head Teacher of NRPS since April 2017.   He has been in Primary Education since 1985 and has been a Jewish Primary School Head Teacher since 2002.  He sits on the Governing Body Ex-Offico. 

 Any correspondence for the Governing Body should be sent to 


Dayan Avraham David שליט''א - Rabbi of the Od Yosef Hai Community and Dayan (Judge) to the Sefardi Bet Din (Ecclesiastical Court).  Dayan David is the Founding Proprietor of the school and he delegates his day-to-day proprietorial responsibilities to the Governing Body above.

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Our Governing Body attend training and workshops run by  PAJES (Partnership for Jewish Schools).  We also use the services of outside consultants who offer support and advice.   The school is a member of the Independent Schools' Bursars Association (ISBA) and an AGBIS (Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools) Associate School.


Download the AGBIS Guidelines for Governors