Open Event

Our next Open Event is on Thursday 1 December 4-6pm. To book your place email enquiries@addingtonvalley.org. Free onsite parking is available for visitors.

Governors’ Information

Under the terms of the Education & Skills Funding Agency’s Academy Trust Handbook, we are required to publish information about the local governing body and attendance of the governors from the meetings held on behalf of the Academy Trust.

Lucy Davey, Chair
Responsible for the Ethos, Vision & Strategy Portfolio.

Term of office from: 01.06.2020 to 31.05.2023

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2021:

  • Assistant Principal, Carew Academy
  • Husband is Director of Student Support at Carew Academy.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Kemi Arogundade, Vice-Chair
Responsible for the Finance & Resources Portfolio

Term of office from: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2021:

  • Business and Finance Consultant, Sudbourne Primary School
  • Assistant Principal and CFO, Burntwood School.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

John Reilly, Principal (Ex-Officio)
Term of office from: 01.06.2020 to 31.05.2023

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2020: to follow.

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Jordana Berk
Responsible for the Teaching & Learning Portfolio

Term of office from: 03.07.2020 to 02.07.2023

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at July 2020:

  • Nil.

Present at 2/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Sarah Goldsmith, Parent Governor
Term of office from: 01.07.2022 to 30.06.2025

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2022:

  • Niece is an employee of Addington Valley Academy

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Janet Sherborne
Responsible for the Health & Safety, Child Protection and Safeguarding Portfolio.

Term of office from: 01.06.2020 to 31.05.2023

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at September 2021:

  • Adviser and Employee, Orchard Hill College Academy Trust
  • Governor, Unified Academy

Present at 3/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Will Scott
Responsible for the HR and Organisation Development portfolio.

Term of office from: 01.06.2020 to 31.05.2023

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2020:

  • Nil.

Present at 1/3 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

Amy Wood

Term of office from: 01.07.2022 to 30.06.2025

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at June 2022:

  • Employee, Carew Academy (part of OHCAT)
  • Spouse, Employee, Carew Academy (part of OHCAT).

Present at 1/1 LGB meetings in 2021-22.

You can contact the Chair of Governors at Addington Valley Academy, c/o school address:

Addington Valley Academy, Field Way, New Addington, Croydon CR0 9AZ
Tel: 020 4511 2949
Email: clerk@ohcandat.org 

The progress my son has made is phenomenal, we couldn’t be happier.

We feel very lucky that he is in this school.

Parent February 2022

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