Achievement of Pupils:
Quality of Teaching:
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils:
Leadership and Management:
"Pupils have very positive attitudes to school and they enjoy their lessons. They are keen to learn and try their best. They take pride in their work. This is clear from the neat presentation in their books and on displays round the school."
Read the full report here:
Governors work together to provide an independent oversight of the management and operation of the Academy, with the aim of improving the quality of the education provided, raising standards and making decisions in the best interests of the Academy’s pupils, staff and wider community.
The Governing Body does not run the Academy or become involved with daily management; this is the job of the Principal and the leadership team. Governors help shape the aims and aspirations of the Academy, bringing a range of perspectives to all issues.
There are a number of key aspects to the work of the Governing Body. They set policies, establish the Academy development plan, ensure that public funds are spent appropriately and effectively, ensure statutory duties are complied with and provide rigorous accountability.
All Governors are volunteers who meet as a Full Governing Body at least three times a year.
The Governing Body of The Flitch Green Academy is comprised of:
Richard Barrett (Chair)
The Acting Principal of the Academy:
Governors also form four sub-committees that meet once a term:
Finance, Audit and Risk Committee:
Laurence Miles (Chair)
Jon Shakallis (Vice Chair)
Leadership & People Committee:
Shawn Collom (Chair)
Rachel Earle (Vice Chair)
Katie Bailey (Chair)
Our governors can be contacted by emailing: for the attention of the Clerk.
Key Documents for Governors:
2019 Financial Statements
Governance Structure - July 2020,
including Declaration of Interests & meeting attendance
Funding Agreement for The Flitch Green Academy
Articles of Association for The Flitch Green Academy
We have no vacancies at present.
Please contact the pre-school direct on 01371 823293 for more details or visit their website at www.flitchgreenpreschool.co.uk
The Flitch Green Montessori Pre-School is a privately run pre-school. Please note that it is not a feeder pre-school for the Flitch Green Academy and attendance at the pre-school will not guarantee your child a place at the academy.
To apply for a place for your child at the Academy please contact Essex County Council on:
0845 603 2200
School Admissions & Transport, PO Box 4261, Chelmsford, CM1 1GS
Essex County Council Admissions Webpage
Are you within our priority catchment area?
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1: Looked After Children and previously looked after children (as defined on page 12 of the Primary Education in Essex 2014/2015 booklet).
2: Children living in the priority admissions area with a sibling attending the academy
3: Other children living in the priority admissions area
4: Children living outside the priority admissions area with a sibling attending the school
5: Remaining applications
In the event of oversubscription within any of the above criteria, priority will be determined by straight line distance from home to school, those living closest being given the highest priority. Straight line distances are calculated by the LA as described on page 11 of the Primary Education in Essex 2014/2015 booklet.
Exceptional medical circumstances (supported by medical evidence) may override the above (other than criterion 1) if, in the view of the Governing Body, The Flitch Green Academy is the only local school that can meet the child’s needs.
Please see the timetable below for details on the academy’s appeals process.