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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
Joyce Gundry (Chair from 1/8/18 and Assessment Link) Director-Appointed 3/12/15 3 years Employment: Trainer EMMA Education (supplier to Delce Academy); Adviser & Director, 3J School Improvement Specialists Ltd
Glenn Atkinson (Chair and PP Link) Director-Appointed 11/3/16 (resigned 31/7/18) 3 years  
Jane Baker-Davies (SEN Link) Parent Governor 28/6/17 3 years Governor and spouse: Social Workers (HCPC Registered) 
Caroline Dennis (Parental Engagement and Communication Link) Parent Governor 16/5/17 3 years Employment: London Borough of Bexley
Claire Fletcher Director-Appointed 17/5/18 3 years


Colin Frost Head of Lower School


Ex officio


Employment: Head of Lower School, Delce Academy

Membership: National Union of Teachers

Domestic partner: Employee, Delce Academy

Julia Knight Trust Director 3/12/15 N/A

Employment: CFO, Castle Trust

Bridge Local Advisory Committee

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

Steven Mitchell (Safeguarding Link) Director- Appointed


(resigned 17/10/18)

3 years Director of Design Intelligence Limited
Caroline Webb Head of Upper School



N/A Employment: Head of Upper School, Delce Academy
Karen White Principal Ex-officio



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

28/6/17(resigned 18/10/17)

3 years

Employment Consultant