Cherry Orchard Primary Academy


The Board of Governors of Leigh Academies Trust has a range of powers and responsibilities which it is legally required to carry out, working in a close and balanced partnership with the Chief Executive and Principal, to ensure that the Academy provides the best possible education for all its students.

Detailed work is carried out in two Committees: Academic Standards and Resources which report to the full Board of Governors.

Leigh Academies Trust North West Kent Governance structure can be found by following this link: Charts 2018 – 2019 – North West Kent and Pan-LAT Sep 2017

COPA Development Group

Mrs. A. Barritte  –  Chair of Governors
Mrs. E. Ghazi-Noory            Mrs. A. Hullait – Parent Governor

COPA Development Group meet three times a year and visit the school on Governor days to observe a working day.  They also sit on various other sub-committees as agreed.


To contact the chair of the governing body, please ring the Clerk to Governors on 01634 412200 or correspond via the Clerk of Governors at:


Leigh Academies Trust
Carnation Road,
Kent ME2 2SX