• Addington Valley Academy, c/o Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor - The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS
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Addington Valley Academy will open in September 2020 at our temporary site in Canterbury Road, Croydon.

Our newly constructed school will open at Field Way, New Addington from September 2021.

Governors

Addington Valley Academy has a Local Governing Body (LGB) which is given certain delegated responsibilities by the Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) Board of Directors through a Scheme of Delegation.

Some of the LGB’s key responsibilities are:

Setting the strategic direction of the school by:

  • Ensuring the values, aims and objectives for the school are aligned to those of OHCAT
  • Implementing the policy framework for achieving the agreed aims and objectives
  • Setting statutory targets
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy

Challenging and supporting the school by monitoring, reviewing and evaluating:

  • The implementation and effectiveness of the policy framework
  • Progress towards targets
  • The implementation and effectiveness of the school improvement strategy
  • The budget and the staffing structure

Ensuring accountability by:

  • Monitoring the school’s self-evaluation documentation
  • Responding to Ofsted reports when necessary
  • Holding the Head to account for the performance of the school
  • Ensuring parents and pupils are involved, consulted and informed as appropriate
  • Making information available to the community

The LGB will generally meet once a term and comprise of people from the community with relevant skills and experience, parent and staff governors. Additionally, the LGB will establish a Pay Committee comprised of the Chair of the LGB and two further governors – these will be the HR portfolio holder and the Finance portfolio holder unless circumstances do not permit. The Pay Committee will meet once a year to consider the Headteacher’s salary recommendations for all teaching staff, and to ensure that all pay decisions have been made in line with OHC&AT’s Pay Policy and OHC&AT’s Appraisal Policy.

Please click here for details of OHCAT’s Trust structure and further Trust governance information.

 

 

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Latest News

Board of Governors Appointed

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Addington Valley Academy to Open September 2020 in Canterbury Road, Croydon.

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Principal Appointed

We are please to announce the appointment of Mr John Reilly as Principal of Addington Valley Academy. Mr Reilly joins us from The Link Secondary School in Sutton, part of the Orchard Hill College & Acaemy Trust which specialises in …

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