Governing Board

Pickhurst Academy Local Governing Board – Autumn Term 2017
Mr M RamptonCEO & Ex Officio Member
Mrs S BrackpoolChair
Mr J WoodSafeguarding Governor
Mrs B RutherfordParent Governor
Mr D KempParent Governor
Mrs L MarshActing Principal
Mr D SiggsDeputy Head Teacher
Mrs C LockwoodSenior Leader for T&L, Head of Y4
Miss P SmithSenior Leader for T&L, Head of Y5
Miss K WalshSenior Leader for T&L

Directors’  Roles and Responsibilities
Mrs S BrackpoolChair, Learning & Standards Committee Chair, Staff Well-being Chair
Mr J WoodSafeguarding Governor, Pupil and Well-being
Mrs L Marsh (Acting Principal)Inclusion Governor (including PPG, SEND, CLA Behaviour, Well-being, Personal Development)

Pickhurst Academy is part of the Chancery Education Trust.

The Board of Directors set the strategic direction of the Academy and oversees the Finance and Premises Committee, who are responsible for the finance and resources of the Academy.  The Learning & Standards Committee monitor the progress and attainment of all pupils.

The CEO is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the Trust Board and the Local Governing Board.

The Board meets at least once a term.  The minutes of Pickhurst Academy meetings and the Trust Board are available to view – please contact the Trust Administrator at the Academy Tel No: 020 8462 5867 or via email:

Any letters for the attention of the Chairman of Pickhurst Academy or the Chancery Education Trust should be addressed to the Clerk at Pickhurst Academy/Chancery Education Trust, Pickhurst Lane, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0HL or via email to


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