Phoenix 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. Currently some members of the Trust Board sit on the LGB of each school.

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

For a list of roles, responsibilities and attendance please download the pdf bellow:

Contact the Chair

Please write to:
Denise Ford
c/o Phoenix Primary School, Glencoe Road, Chatham ME4 5QD

 Local Governing Body Business Interests  Download
 Local Governing Body Attendance  Download
Nominating Authority First Appointed Term Start Term End
Mr Pete Sears FPTA Trust Board 21-Jul-15
Staff governors
Mrs Samantha Wady FPTA Trust Board 06-Feb-18 06-Feb-18 05-Feb-22
Mrs Rebecca Warrener FPTA Trust Board 06-Feb-18 06-Feb-18 05-Feb-22
Community governors
Ms Denise Ford FPTA Trust Board 01-Sep-12 18-Sep-20 17-Sep-24
Cllr Vince Maple FPTA Trust Board 12-Apr-18 13-Apr-18 12-Apr-22
Mrs Sarah Phillipson FPTA Trust Board 18-Jul-14 18-Jul-14 17-Jul-22
Parent governors
Mrs Nikki Drury FPTA Trust Board 06-Feb-18 06-Feb-18 05-Feb-22
Mrs Cheryl Moseley FPTA Trust Board 06-Feb-18 06-Feb-18 05-Feb-22
Co-opted governors
Mrs Carol Winn FPTA Trust Board 09-Oct-15 09-Oct-19 08-Oct-23
Vacancy (1)

Former Governors (Resigned or Ended Term in the Past Year)

Mr A Ost – Co-Opted Governor – 9 October 2020
Mrs M Harris – Staff Governor – 28/02/18
Mrs K Parnell –                          – 17/01/19