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 - Pickhurst Academy
Mrs L DandoPrincipal - Davidson Primary Academy

Directors’  Roles and Responsibilities
Mrs S BrackpoolChair, Learning & Standards (incl. English and Maths), Staff Wellbeing
Mr J WoodSafeguarding, Pupil Wellbeing and Personal Development
Mrs L MarshHealth and Safety and Premises
Mrs L DandoHealth 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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