Open Day

Our Open Day will be on Thursday 9th March 2023 at 4.00pm Please email the school office to book a place

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
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 November 2022:

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

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

Kemi Arogundade, 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 November 2022:

  • Employee and Associate Member, Sudbourne Primary School
  • Assistant Principal and CFO, Burntwood School.
  • Director, School Business Limited.
  • COO, Association of BAME Business Leaders in Education.

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 November 2022:

  • Nil

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 November 2022:

  • 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 October 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 November 2022:

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

Present at 3/3 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).

Melissa Chami (Staff Governor)

Term of office from: 09.12.2022 to 08.12.2025

Appointed by: Trust

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

  • Nil

Fadia Kabene (Support Staff Governor)

Term of office from: 09.12.2022 to 08.12.2025

Appointed by: Trust

Declaration of Interests / other relevant appointments as at ….to follow

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months:

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.

Contact

You can contact the Chair of Governors at Addington Valley Academy, c/o Orchard Hill College Academy Trust, Quadrant House, 8th Floor – The Quadrant, Sutton SM2 5AS, or via email at enquiries@addingtonvalley.org

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

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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