Mrs Padfield is now retired, but was formerly a teacher of Mathematics, and later a Boarding School House-parent and Deputy Head.
Mrs Padfield was a governor at Christ Church CofE Primary School for over 15 years, Chairman for 10, and also a governor at Christ College. She is a member of the Gloucestershire Schools’ Forum, the Diocesan Board of Education and the Executive Committee of Gloucestershire Governors’ Association.
She formerly lived and taught in Cheltenham, but has retired to Witcombe, where she is involved in the community and the Local Ministry Team. Mrs Padfield is a Churchwarden and enjoys tennis, gardening and spending time with her five grandchildren.