Governing Board

Governing Board for Spring Term 2017
Mr M RamptonCEO & Ex Officio MemberAppointed 15th June 2011
Mr D ParrFounding MemberAppointed 15th June 2011
Mr A RalphFounding MemberAppointed 8th March 2016
Mr P O'NeillFounding MemberAppointed 8th March 2016
Mrs S BrackpoolDirectorAppointed 15th June 2011
Mr J WoodDirectorAppointed 1st August 2011
Mr M GibbsDirectorResigned 25th April 2017
Mrs L DandoDirectorAppointed 1st April 2013
Mr R JasperDirectorResigned 10th March 2017
Lady A BosherDirectorAppointed 1st April 2016- resigned 26th January 2017

Directors’  Roles and Responsibilities
Mr D ParrChairman, Premises Committee Chair, Finance & Audit Committee Chair
Mrs S BrackpoolVice Chair, Learning & Standards Committee Chair, Staff Well-being Chair
TBCSafeguarding Governor, Pupil and Well-being Committee Chair
Mrs L Marsh (Assistant Head Teacher)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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