North West Kent 

Alternative Provision Service

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As a regional PRU working with schools, families and other stakeholders in our community, robust accountability is critical. Governance is through our Local Governing Body whose regular meetings and frequent visits to the school robustly challenge our practices, develop the service and drive improvement in outcomes for pupils.

Member Role Role(s) outside NWKAPS
Natalie Willbourn Chair Executive Headteacher at Orchard Academy 
Kitty Marlborough Vice Chair  Head of Post 16 at Longfield Academy
Odette Kelham Safeguarding lead  Senior Assistant Headteacher at St John's Catholic Comprehensive School
Marie Woolston Member Head of Service at NWKAPS
George Rorke Member Headteacher at Thamesview School
Abi Woodhouse Staff member Deputy Head of Service at NWKAPS
David Alphonso Staff member Assistant Head of Service at NWKAPS
Carlos Hood Member Retired teacher



All members can be contacted by email or post addressed to Kay Fitzgerald (see Contact Us).


NWKAPS is part of Alternative Learning Trust whose governance structure and membership is detailed at GIAS.


Current vacancies

The Local Governing Body currently has the following vacancies:

  • Parent member
  • Member 
  • Member
  • Member