Balfour Junior School Local Governing Body

The Fort Pitt Thomas Aveling Academy Trust (FPTA) Board has the overall legal responsibility for all aspects of the academies schools and delegates specific responsibilities to the individual Local Governing Body (LGB) as stated in its Scheme of Delegation.

For more information about our Trust and governance structure, please contact:

For governor’s business interests, terms of office and attendance information please download the pdf documents below

Contact the Chair:
Mr George Perfect
c/o Balfour Junior Academy, Balfour Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6QX or via email

 Local Governing Body Business Interests  Download
 Local Governing Body Attendance  Download
Nominating Authority First Appointed Term Start Term End
Community governors
Mrs Mandip Gill Sahota FPTA Trust Board 09-Jul-20 09-Jul-20 08-Jul-24
Mr George Perfect FPTA Trust Board 31-Mar-20 31-Mar-20 30-Mar-24
Mr Nick Smith FPTA Trust Board 09-Jul-20 09-Jul-20 08-Jul-24
Staff governors
Mrs Sam Riley FPTA Trust Board 22-Mar-18 22-Mar-18 21-Mar-22
Mrs Courtney Webb FPTA Trust Board 27-Nov-18 27-Nov-18 27-Aug-22
Mrs Zoe Mayston 20-Apr-20
Parent governors
Mr Lee Georgiou FPTA Trust Board 12-Feb-19 12-Feb-19 12-Feb-23
Vacancy (1)
Co-opted governors
Mrs Elizabeth Turpin FPTA Trust Board 15-Nov-16 15-Dec-20 14-Dec-24
Space (1)


 Charlotte Constable – Staff Governor, Resigned 13 October 2020