The Role of a Governor
The Role of the Governing Body is to support and challenge the school leadership to ensure that all our children make excellent progress and leave Kennington Academy as confident and resilient learners ready for secondary school and ultimately life in modern Britain.
As Governors It is our role to set the strategic long term direction of the school, continue to raise standards through inspirational learning and ensure that our Christian values of love, friendship, hope, truth and kindness are at the heart of school life.
We also have to ensure that the budget is spent carefully securing best value for money, but also in a way that shows maximum impact on learning.
All the governors consider it a great privilege to be involved with Kennington Academy and are committed to being active in our school improvement journey.
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 A Locke, who can be contacted via the school office:
By telephone 01233 623744
In writing to Upper Vicarage Road, Ashford TN24 9AG.
Via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs A Locke ( Chair of Governors)
Mrs L Seal (Head Teacher)
Mrs R Harris (Staff Governor)
Mrs L Higgs (Clerk to governors)
Mr T Sadler (co-opted governor)
Ms O Jones ( Parent Governor) Mr C Dale – Director Appointed
Mr I Duffy – Appointed Governor Mr S Boahen – Appointed Governor Ms S Sharma – Appointed Governor
|Mrs A Locke||Chair, Safeguarding, Health and safety, risk management and wellbeing|
|Mrs R Harris||Website Compliance|
|Mr T Saddler||Finance, Pay Committee, Exclusion Panel|
|Mr Dale||Wellbeing, School’s Partnership, Exclusion Panel, Training and Development|
|Governance Information||Please note the school is part of the Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust. These links will re-direct you to their website:|
|Structure and remit of the members||http://www.aquilatrust.co.uk/550/trust-governance|
|Articles of association||https://aquilatrust.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/document/Aquila-Articles.pdf?t=1564406286?ts=1564406286|
|Annual accounts (at least 2 years worth)||http://www.aquilatrust.co.uk/554/performance-results-and-key-information|
|Annual report||Please follow the link to the Annual Accounts above and the annual report is included within these financial statements.|
|Register of interests for the accounting officer||https://aquilatrust.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/document/Trustee-Information-January-2020.pdf?t=1578930782?ts=1578930782|