Our school Governing body is made up of a dedicated group of appointed and elected individuals who meet half termly to discuss the strategic vision of the school and its resources. They work alongside the principal to ensure that the school’s provision meets the needs of all of its children.


Academy appointed Governors


Sarah Findlay-Cobb - Regional Director

Victoria Buckland - Headteacher

Carol Kellas - Safeguarding/SEND

Bhareet Radia - Pupil Premium



Together we comprise a new Intervention Board, supporting and challenging Miss Buckland and the CHA staff in the school’s journey back to being great!


Bhaveet Radia - leads a team at Imperial College London that develop on-line degrees. Bhaveet has a Masters in Education Studies and is passionate about school improvement and managing change. He is particularly keen to ensure CHA makes best use of its pupil premium funding, plus available technologies for learning.


Anna Thompson - previously worked in the Department for Education and now Head of Governance and Policy with REAch2, Anna wants to help CHA serve its pupils and local community to the very best of our collective ability.


Carol Kellas - retired civil servant and a regular volunteer at CHA, supporting individual children to develop a love of reading. Carol is keen to see the school do a really good job for our children.


Sarah Findlay-Cobb - highly experienced primary Head who recently joined REAch2 as Deputy Regional Director of Education and is enjoying sharing her knowledge and experience with schools across the Trust. Sarah is passionate about education and ensuring children get the best possible start in life - together, we can and will!


To contact us, please feel free to email the school office




Anna Thompson

Head of REAch2 Governance



Castle Hill Academy

Interim Body Members

Castle Hill Academy, Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0RJ

Tel No: 01689 843148

Fax No: 01689 844040