Moon Hall Schools Educational Trust (MHSET) owns and operates two schools in Surrey:

  • Moon Hall School, Reigate.
  • Moon Hall School at Holmbury St Mary, near Dorking

MHSET’s primary object is the education of children and in particular dyslexic children.  It is a company limited by guarantee (registered number 2485159) and a registered charity (registration number 803481).  It was established in March 1990.

Its Governors are the Company Directors and the Charity Trustees.

David S Baker, Chair of Governors
Moon Hall Schools Educational Trust
Moon Hall School, Reigate
Flanchford Road, Leigh, Reigate, Surrey.
RH2 8RE.
T: 01306 611372

Details of our Governors below:

David Baker LLB

David is a solicitor and was a partner in an international law firm based in London until he retired. During that time he served over different periods as Joint Managing Partner; Head of the firm’s Tokyo office; Practice Area Co-ordinator, and Chair of the firm’s Partnership Planning Committee.   He was a founder Governor of Moon Hall Schools Educational Trust in 1990 and has served as a governor since then including as Chairman from June 2005 to August 2018.


Andrew Berry BCom.

Andrew’s degree from a university in South Africa was followed by 3 years as a trainee accountant. After two years as the Financial Manager and Group Financial Manager in business, Andrew has 10 years of experience working in Independent Schools.  He is currently the School Business Manager (also known as Bursar) for a portfolio of 4 Independent Schools operated by an educational trust with a total of approximately 1,000 pupils and 200 employed staff.


Bruce Dean BSc PhD

Bruce is a Chartered Engineer.  He has many years’ experience of managing projects and profitable businesses and was a Director of a FTSE 250 company, as well as a non-executive Director of other companies.


Cathy Kennedy LLB

Cathy is a solicitor with the Government Legal Service with specialist expertise over many years in public and regulatory law and in the conduct of public and other inquiries.   She is a parent of a pupil at Moon Hall Reigate.


Rachel Lajtha BA

Rachel’s degree is in Teaching Studies with Drama and Theatre Studies. Formerly a professional ballet dancer, she trained as a teacher and has taught at primary level in both the state and independent sectors.  For six years she was a Director and Trustee of the Guildford School of Acting retiring after its successful merger with the University of Surrey.  Rachel is dyslexic and has always had a passion to understand and master dyslexia – personally and as a teacher.


Amber Wilson AssocCIPD

Amber is the Business Manager of a significant local organisation.  She has experience in HR and in Data Protection regulations.  She is the GDPR Officer implementing the new data protection regulations within her organisation for 300+ staff.  Amber is a parent of a pupil at Moon Hall Dorking.


Terry Withers BSc

Terry is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Marketer.  He runs a construction company and has many years’ experience in marketing and business management. He has previously been a governor of independent schools in Reigate.