Establishment group ORCHARD ACADEMY TRUST

UID: 16157

Multi-academy trust

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Address
Allington Primary School Hildenborough Crescent, London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0PG
Unique group identifier (UID)
16157
Group identifier (ID)
TR00304
Company number
(also known as Companies House (CH) number)
08249884 (opens in new tab)
UK provider reference number (UKPRN)
10060120
Group type
Multi-academy trust
Incorporated on (open date)
11 October 2012
  • Allington Primary School

    Address
    Hildenborough Crescent, London Road, Maidstone, ME16 0PG
    Phase / type
    Primary, Academy converter
    URN
    139096
    UKPRN
    10039700
    LAESTAB
    886/5209
    Status
    Open
    Local authority name
    Kent
    Joined date
    1 December 2012
  • Barming Primary School

    Address
    Belmont Close, Barming, Maidstone, ME16 9DY
    Phase / type
    Primary, Academy sponsor led
    URN
    142924
    UKPRN
    10056809
    LAESTAB
    886/2080
    Status
    Open
    Local authority name
    Kent
    Joined date
    1 July 2016

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Delegated authority of local governing body

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Corporate contact

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Shared chair of local governing body

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Shared local governors

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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Nigel Bernard Smetham Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 July 2020 30 June 2024

Trustees

Trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Ashley Sarah Crittenden Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 September 2023 1 September 2100
Lucy Shimmin Appointed by academy members 6 December 2023 5 December 2027
Lynn Deana Salter Appointed by academy members 25 May 2023 24 May 2027
David Johnson Appointed by academy members 9 December 2021 8 December 2025
Gavin Collins Appointed by foundation/Trust 9 December 2021 8 December 2025
Christopher Graham Knight Appointed by academy members 13 September 2021 12 September 2025
Ben Mark Stepney Appointed by academy members 19 November 2020 18 November 2024
Anne Elizabeth Mailing Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 July 2020 30 June 2024

Members

Members
Name Appointed by From
Julia Hayes Elected by parents 1 July 2016
Michael Edward Costello Appointed by foundation/Trust 30 November 2018
Nigel Smetham Appointed by foundation/Trust 7 October 2013
Rachel Emma Gordon Appointed by academy members 18 July 2019

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
Name From To
Ashley Sarah Crittenden 1 September 2023 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Carina Cuddington 1 September 2019 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
J Young Accounting officer N/A 1 January 2015 31 August 2023
Jennifer Jane Young Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 1 July 2016 31 August 2023
Olagbade Janet Julius Trustee Appointed by academy members 12 July 2021 13 July 2023
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