Shared Local Governing Board

Pickhurst Academy Shared Local Governing Board – Spring Term 2018
Mr M RamptonCEO & Ex Officio MemberDate Appointed: 15/06/2011Appointed By: Ex-Officio Director
Mrs S BrackpoolChairmanDate Appointed: 04/07/2017Appointed By: Co-Opted Governor
Mr J WoodSafeguarding GovernorDate Appointed: 04/07/2017Appointed By: Co-Opted Governor
Mrs B RutherfordParent GovernorDate Appointed: 14/03/2017Appointed By: Parents
Mr D KempParent GovernorDate Appointed: 14/03/2017Appointed By: Parents
Mr J JamesCommunity GovernorDate Appointed: 25/09/2015Appointed By: Governing Body
Mrs L MarshActing Principal - Pickhurst AcademyDate Appointed: 01/07/2017Appointed By: Staff
Mrs A RamptonHead Teacher, Darrick Wood Infant and Nursery SchoolDate Appointed: 01/09/2010
Mrs K ClarkDeputy Head Teacher, Darrick Wood Infant and Nursery SchoolDate Appointed: 13/03/2018Appointed By: Co-Opted Governor
Mrs L DandoPrincipal - Davidson Primary AcademyDate Appointed: 04/07/2017
Resigned: 29/03/18
Appointed By: Co-Opted Governor
Mr D SiggsStaff Governor, Pickhurst AcademyDate Appointed: 15/12/2017Appointed By: Staff
Ms A RosewellStaff Governor, Davidson Primary AcademyDate Appointed: 18/12/2017Appointed By: Staff

To view the Meeting Attendance Records for the Board meetings please click on the link below.

Register of Attendance to Board Meetings 2017-2018

Governors’  Roles and Responsibilities
Mrs S BrackpoolChair, Learning & Standards (incl. English and Maths), Staff Wellbeing
Mr J WoodVice Chairman, Safeguarding, Pupil Wellbeing and Personal Development
Mrs L MarshHealth and Safety and Premises
Mr D KempInclusion (incl. PPG, SEND, CLA Behaviour and Attendance
Mrs B RutherfordTraining and 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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