The Bewbush Academy is an academy part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT).

TKAT is a multi-academy trust which was established on the 1st September 2010. Its constitution is set out in the Articles of Association and this is shared with individual academies via the Scheme of Delegation. TKAT have, through the Scheme of Delegation, established Local Governing Bodies for each of the Academies. A copy of the latest Scheme of Delegation can be found here.

Please click here to link to the Directors of the TKAT Board.

The purpose of the Governing Body

The primary purpose of the Governing Body is to ensure the quality of the education provision and to act as the accountable body for the school. The Governing Body have a responsibility to ensure good conduct and high standards of educational achievement within the school.

The Bewbush Academy have a board of Governors who work hard to support the school, parents and pupils. They are here to ensure the vision of the school is met, to drive standards and play an active part in school life. Our Governors have a range of backgrounds and are the utmost professionals.

The Governors meet formally twice a term, with additional visits in between. Each Governor have their own individual roles and responsibilities, however all Governors are here to monitor standards, targets, budget, staffing structure and the implementation of the school's improvement plan.

Our Governing Body

Role Name

Chair of Governors (Appointed)


Judith Crofts

Vice Chair of Governors (Appointed)

Headteacher Christine Dickens
Staff Governor Tracy Mitchell
Staff Governor Joe Egan
Appointed Emma Avery-Burtenshaw
Appointed A N Other
Appointed Vacant
Parent Vacant
Parent Vacant
Clerk Karen Howe
Left 19/01/2017  Simon Hughes
Left 10/03/2017 Dan Hewitt
Left 06/06/2017 Emma Hewitt


Click here for information on how to contact the Governors.


There are six meetings of the full Local Governing Body each academic year in order to reduce the need for sub-committees.

Declaration of Business and Pecuniary Interests 

Karen Howe, Clerk to Governors

Parent Governor of Three Bridges Primary School - Start - 12/10/12 - End - on-going

Clerk to the Governor body - The Oaks - Start -05/09/16 - End - on-going

Clerk to the Governing body - Hilltop Primary - Start 05/09/16 - End - on-going

Emma Avery-Burtenshaw has a family member working at the School.

Governance Attendance 2016-2017