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21/10/20

Are you hoping for your child to join us on a scholarship from September 2021? Don’t forget to complete the separate scholarship application form and return it to us by 2 November. More information here: https://t.co/A14Y7W4c9S https://t.co/seQIwUWvBc

20/10/20

Well done to the members of our Sixth Form who wrote to Mrs Hutchinson to highlight students’ wish for a water dispenser and to request some inspirational art work in the common room. What would you suggest? https://t.co/JfJ5X5QeQ6

20/10/20

This finishing touches are being added to our brand-new campus sports hall, aren’t we lucky? https://t.co/PXE8OtCvlJ

20/10/20

It’s katsu curry today in the canteen! Always a popular choice, and we are delighted to be hosting a celebratory meal for our Year 7s this week, to mark the end of their first term with us! https://t.co/RxAlja3ZgG

19/10/20

Book of the Week is back! https://t.co/sdv8qppmau

17/10/20

Mr Sargent is counting the ballot papers... who will be the year group Reps for Student Council? 🤔 https://t.co/rgr7SCMA1n

16/10/20

Did you see our Decaf team virtually receiving their award this evening? Catch up here... https://t.co/PcbbbZYRsm https://t.co/63RIKY4ddg

16/10/20

Congratulations to Mrs Prebble, Ms Lowe, Mr Eacott and the whole Decaf team this evening - a well-earned award for all your hard work https://t.co/A6v0mF3VtF

14/10/20

Retweeted From Miss Smith

First Interform today with the team. ⚽️🏐 Such a good turn out from the Year 8’s - a real community feel with lots of respect shown by all participants. A positive experience for them all! https://t.co/MayGuj0zXt

14/10/20

Yesterday was Ada Lovelace day. But who was she? https://t.co/M1dfDDyWEZ https://t.co/Pzg3NYCc0X

13/10/20

The new issue of our online safety newsletter is now available... https://t.co/8BtomF76hX

11/10/20

Great to hear it went well!

11/10/20

We are pleased to hear it went really well!

09/10/20

Coming soon... the prizes arrived today! 👏 https://t.co/Jdw4o2Earp

09/10/20

Year 12 Computer Science students took part in a Cyber Discovery Virtual Workshop this morning. https://t.co/FDGoM1iLrs https://t.co/9dZwMLpXg1

08/10/20

Thank you - we loved having you and learned so much!

08/10/20

Retweeted From FrancisKnight

What does genuine engagement look like? Our artist visited , Maidstone to run workshops with Art Scholars introducing the concept of public art. They created sculptures out of paper based on the history of Springfield Mill, a new development https://t.co/UTuYRB8o1E

08/10/20

Have a read about how our students are learning about Maths in real life - https://t.co/jzKGHUrqcU

07/10/20

Retweeted From National Online Safety

A guide to get ‘hooked’ on 👀 This week’s is all about Persuasive Design. From addiction to notifications to limitless scrolling, our guide provides all the facts to help your kids be less glued to their devices!📱 Download > https://t.co/t0ZXb4MIAi https://t.co/NFx3q3Srkb

07/10/20

A new blog post by our Literacy Coordinator, Miss Thompson. https://t.co/nuX9IeqWzP https://t.co/aw8ToviNGl

05/10/20

Throwback to May when Mrs West showed off her for - another one coming up on 7 October... students check your email for how to take part! https://t.co/AQUysAx2mq

04/10/20

saw this and thought of you 💭 https://t.co/ycyyscKKZF

04/10/20

Retweeted From Department for Education

If your child develops symptoms, here’s what you need to do. Only book a test if you develop symptoms. This will help make sure people who need a test can get one. For more information visit: https://t.co/wIRNMYE87A https://t.co/lfIAi610O5

02/10/20

Here it is - the online version of our Open Days tour: https://t.co/cJ4LmD28aI. Thanks to everyone who has visited us over the last couple of days, but you needn’t miss out if you couldn’t make it! https://t.co/kZarDccJ6Z

02/10/20

Retweeted From Kent Youth County Council

We are looking for new members! Do you live or go to school in Kent? Are aged 11-18yrs? Enjoy a challenge and want to work on youth issues to benefit young people across Kent? If so, register your interest at https://t.co/6985FIYuYm https://t.co/ztq0lpYYBL

02/10/20

He is usually in Mrs Hutchinson’s chair... 💤

02/10/20

We have a small number of cancellations for this afternoon’s Open Event. If you’d like a last minute booking please call us on 01622 679421. https://t.co/hhDNlLmacE

02/10/20

If you didn’t manage to book for a tour on our Open Event days this week, we will be releasing all materials via our website very shortly. https://t.co/YpqZnlJFNG

02/10/20

We are getting ready for our second day of socially-distant open event tours today. Looking forward to meeting you if you’re coming and we are getting ready to release the tour online for anyone who couldn’t make it. https://t.co/PPLnCqJIdB

02/10/20

Hi, would you DM us with your availability in terms of time and a contact phone number? Thank you.

01/10/20

Are you joining us on Friday? Don’t forget the information below. If your camera doesn’t offer a QR code reader, it would be a good idea to download one 📲 https://t.co/0uDn9sau9j

01/10/20

Retweeted From Miss Smith

Students keep asking us when their club is running/ what day it is on and most of the time I have forgotten too... The department and I have created a board with all the clubs running from term 1 to make it easier to remember/ more visual for them ⚽️🎾🏀 https://t.co/Pu9INC5tQM

01/10/20

Visit https://t.co/2dea5g4uzK to pick your time!

01/10/20

Open evening by QR code tour is going well. Thank you to everyone who has joined us! https://t.co/gEbgwg6aOq

01/10/20

Actually, no! He has trained the rest of us well...

01/10/20

The most beautiful rainbow has appeared over our first ever virtual open event! Thank you to everyone who has joined us so far and we look forward to meeting more of you over the next couple of days 🌈 https://t.co/MJO3nIx07q

01/10/20

Good afternoon! Not for tonight but we still have spaces available tomorrow...

01/10/20

The lectern is up, and the Head Boy and Girl presentations are underway! Good luck everyone! https://t.co/v0chBMNUtQ

01/10/20

Retweeted From National Online Safety

“Alexa, What do I need to know about you?”💬 It’s our turn to help! This week’s focus is on Amazon Alexa. From insecure devices to privacy concerns, our guide has all you need to ensure your kids use Alexa safely. Download >> https://t.co/kUzcTtl7hx https://t.co/7vJQJgWKw2

01/10/20

Are you joining us this afternoon for a socially-distant tour? Don’t forget to bring your face covering, your ticket, and a mobile device with data enabled. 🎫 📲 😷 There is limited parking here on site but you can also park in Sittingbourne Road car park. 🚗 See you soon! https://t.co/RbAQrtsUkj

Governors and Trustees

Valley Park School Governing Body

Contact

Mrs R. Hinckley - VIAT Governance Lead/Trust Clerk, c/o VIAT Business Centre, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DS

01622 755856 or 

VIAT Financial Information

VIAT Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association

VIAT Members, Trustees and Governors Information, Register of Interests and Scheme of Delegation


Governors

Mr N Baster

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Chair / (Safeguarding) Co-opted Governor

Date of Appointment as Governor: 17 July 2019 - Chair from 17 July 2020

Term end/ resignation date: 16 July 2023

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: Logic CP Construction 2013 Director, Logic PM Construction Consultants 2012 Director and Logic Architectural Services 2013 Director 

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mr E O’Hanlon

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Co-opted Governor/ Safeguarding

Date of Appointment as Governor: 22 January 2019

Term end/ resignation date: 21 January 2023

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 0 of 1

Mr J Smith

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Staff / Additional Language

Date of Appointment as Governor: 22 January 2019

Term end/ resignation date: 21 January 2023

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: Delaware North Companies Profit Protection 2013 Manager

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mrs J Smith

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Co-opted

Date of Appointment as Governor: 22 January 2019

Term end/ resignation date: 21 January 2023

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mrs J Banks

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Parent / SEND

Date of Appointment as Governor: 26 January 2018

Re-elected as Governor: 20 January 2020

Term end: 19 January 2024

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mrs S Law

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Co-opted / Pupil Premium

Date of Appointment as Governor: 6 September 2019

Term end/ resignation date: 5 September 2023

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mr K Siwek

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Co-opted / Personal Development

Date of Appointment as Governor: 6 September 2019

Term end/ resignation date: 5 September 2023

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mrs C White-Hide

  • Position at VIAT and Link Role: Co-opted Governor / Curriculum

  • Date of Appointment as Governor: 17 January 2020

  • Term end/ resignation date: 16 July 2024

  • Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

  • Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Miss I Jones

  • Position at VIAT and Link Role: Parent / Careers

  • Date of Appointment as Governor: 21 January 2020

  • Term end/ resignation date: 20 January 2024

  • Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

  • Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mr T Boyd

  • Position at VIAT and Link Role: Co-opted Governor

  • Date of Appointment as Governor: 25 June 2020

  • Term end/ resignation date: 24 June 2024

  • Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

  • Local School Board Meetings attended: 0 of 1

Mrs M Hutchinson

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Headteacher

Date of Appointment as Governor: N/A

Term end/ resignation date: N/A

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mr D Fuller

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Deputy Headteacher

Date of Appointment as Governor: N/A

Term end/ resignation date: N/A

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 1 of 1

Mr A Whatley

Position at VIAT and Link Role: Acting Deputy Headteacher

Date of Appointment as Governor: N/A

Term end/ resignation date: N/A

Business/Pecuniary Interest, name of organisation and date of appointment or acquisition, and nature of interest: N/A

Local School Board Meetings attended: 0 of 0