School Road, Charing, Ashford, Kent. TN27 0JN
01233 712277 Sarah Halliday - Office Manager


Unlocking every child's ability to achieve through faith and inspired learning


Charing School is a Church of England School is part of The Diocese Multi-Academy Trust, Aquila.

The Role of the Governing Body is to support and challenge the school leadership to ensure that all our children make excellent progress and leave Charing School as confident and resilient learners ready for secondary school and ultimately life in modern Britain.

As Governors It is our role to set the strategic long term direction of the school, continue to raise standards through inspirational learning and ensure that our Christian values of love, friendship, hope, truth and kindness are at the heart of school life.

We also have to ensure that the budget is spent carefully securing best value for money, but also in a way that shows maximum impact on learning.

All the governors consider it a great privilege to be involved with Charing School and are committed to being active in our school improvement journey.

If you would like to contact me please contact the Clerk, Mrs L Bondzie-Mensah at

David Milham
Chair of Governors

The Governors

The Local Governing Body (LGB), were confirmed as shown below:

David Milham – Chair of Governors

Chrystal Denys – Vice Chair of Governors

Charles Low, Simon Molony,  Dan Freedman, Eloise Simmons

Head of School:          Tom Bird


Finance – David Milham and Dan Freedman

Behaviour – Chrystal Denys

Leadership – David Milham

Safeguarding – David Milham

Website – Chrystal Denys

SIP – Charles Low and Dan Freedman

SEN – Eloise Simmons

Christian Distinctiveness – Charles Low

H&S/Site – Dan Freedman

Well-Being – David Milham

Training – Simon Molony

Quality of Education – Simon Molony

Staff Governors – Tom Bird, Sarah Siddiqui

Please use the links below to access the information:

Register of Business Interests

More about the Governors

Governor Attendance

Meeting Minutes