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Local Advisory Committee

The table below sets out the constitution of the Local Advisory Committee, how each Governor was appointed and the business interests and related party transactions they have declared.

Delce Academy is part of the Castle Trust.  For governance information about the Trust, including the governance structure diagram, please visit the Governance and Finance page on the Trust's website.

The Chair of Governors may be contacted through the school office or

Members & Directors for Castle Trust



Date Appointed Term of Office Declared Interests and Related Party Transaction
Glenn Atkinson (Chair and PP Link) Director Appointed 11/3/16 3 years Employment: Consultant
Jane Baker-Davies (SEN Link) Parent Governor 28/6/17 3 years TBC
Caroline Dennis (Parental Engagement and Communication Link) Parent Governor 16/5/17 3 years TBC
Colin Frost Head of Lower School Ex-officio N/A

Employment: Head of Lower School, Delce Academy

Domestic Partner: Employee, Delce Academy

Joyce Gundry (Assessment Link) Trust Appointed 3/12/15 3 years Employment: Trainer, EMMA Eduaction (supplier to Delce Academy)
Julia Knight Trust Director 3/12/15 N/A

Employment: CFO, Castle Trust

Treasurer: National Association of Head Teachers - Medway Branch and SE Region

Sister: Teacher, Delce Academy

Joanne Langthorne (Vice Chair and EYFS Link) Community Governor 18/5/17 3 years

Employment: The Westbrook Trust

Membership: NAHT

Steve Mitchell (Safeguarding Link) Trust Appointed 11/3/16 3 years None
Caroline Webb Head of Upper School Ex-officio N/A Employment: Head of Upper School, Delce Academy
Karen White Principal Ex-officio N/A

Employment: CEO and Accounting Officer, Castle Trust; Principal, Delce Academy; and Executive Head, Greenway Academy

Trustee: Gads Hill School; Schools Forum

Director: Greenway Academy

Membership: National Association of Head Teachers

Kremena Yordanova (Finance and Health & Safety Link) Parent Governor


(resigned 18/10/17)

3 years