Kennington CE Academy School Upper Vicarage Road Ashford, Kent TN24 9AG
01233 623744


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Kennington Church of England Academy Governing Body

The Governing Body meet 6 times a year, the office can provide you with meeting times as these vary throughout the year.

The Chair of Governors is Mrs Heather Ashdown, who can be contacted via the school office:

by telephone 01233 623744

in writing to Upper Vicarage Road, Ashford TN24 9AG.

via email

Our Current Governors are:

Mrs H Ashdown  (Director Appointed) – Chair of Governors
Mrs J Flaherty (Director Appointed Governor)
Mrs R Harris (Staff Governor)
Mrs K Wratten (Executive Head)
Rev E Lanchantin-Piggot ( Director Appointed & Ex-Officio Governor)
Mrs M Choudrey (Director Appointed)
Mrs S Beasley (Director Appointed)
Mr L Atkins (Director Appointed)
Mrs L Bonzie-Mensah – Clerk to Governors

SafeguardingHeather Ashdown15/11/1906/03/2011/06/20
Health and Safety (Ellis Whittam), Risk (GRC One)Sarah Beasley03/02/2005/05/2009/07/20
FinanceMonna Chowdhury23/09/1927/01/2027/04/20
SIAMS / Christian Distinctiveness Eve Lanchantin-Piggot/all governors 
Community Cohesion/Stakeholders  Jenny Flaherty / all governors 
Pupil Premium / SENJenny Flaherty11/10/1928/02/2015/05/20
HR / Pay CommitteeHeather Ashdown and Eve Lanchantin-PiggotSept 19
Sports PremiumJenny Flaherty11/10/1928/02/2015/05/20
Governor TrainingLiam Atkins 
Website (Updates etc for compliance)Liam AtkinsTerm 2

Register of Business Interests

NameInterest Declared
Rev E Lanchantin-PiggotVicar 24.10.16 (Ex officio) – Church of England Priest
Mrs C Chowdhury 
Mrs S Beasley 
Mrs K Wratten 
Mrs R Harris PS Harris Electrical Contractor Tridax Structural Engineer 
Mrs H Ashdown Director Lawns One Limited  

Previous Governors

Mr D Rodriguez
Mrs J Watling
Mr S Garnett
Mrs Rl Manger
Mr L Philpot  
Mrs R Ramful
Mrs L Kennett
Mr J Upchurch
Mrs A Mapley 
Capt. G Nunn
Ms Niki Paterson

Please click the links below for further information on the Governing Body and to find out about the role of a parent governor.  When a vacancy occurs for parent governors, nominations will be invited from all parents and guardians.

Becoming a Governor

Governor Body Meeting Minutes 

Academic Year 2019-2020

Academic Year 2018-2019

Governor Attendance

Scheme of Delegation