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

Governors

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Governing Body

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 office@kennington.school

Mrs A Locke ( Chair of Governors)                                                          
Mrs L Seal (Head Teacher)
Mrs R Harris (Staff Governor)
Rev E Lanchantin-Piggot ( Director Appointed & Ex-Officio Governor)
Mr P Sibbald (Director Appointed)
Mrs J Flaherty (Vice Chair)
Mrs L Bondzie-Mensah – Clerk to Governors
Mr A Rogers – Director Appointed
Mr C Dale – Director Appointed

Roles

Governor Role
Mrs A LockeSafeguarding, Health and safety, risk management and wellbeing
Mrs J Flaherty Community Cohesion, SEN and Sports Premium
Mrs R Harris Website Compliance
Rev E Lanchantin-PiggotSIAMS, HR and Pay committee and Christian Distinctiveness
Mr P Sibbald Training and Development
Mr A Rogers Finance
Mr Dale Wellbeing and School’s Partnership
Governance InformationPlease 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 membershttp://www.aquilatrust.co.uk/550/trust-governance
Articles of associationhttps://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 reportPlease follow the link to the Annual Accounts above and the annual report is included within these financial statements.
Register of interests for the accounting officerhttps://aquilatrust.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/document/Trustee-Information-January-2020.pdf?t=1578930782?ts=1578930782

Department for Education

4th February 2020
10 December 2019
8 October 2019
16 July 2019
22 May 2019
2 April 2019
5 February 2019
11 December 2018

Dates of Future Meetings

Tuesday 30th March 2021

Information

Scheme of Delegation

Parent Application Form