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Accountability is high on the agenda of NWKAPS. We regard ourselves as a localised service to schools and other stakeholders and work closely with our partner organisations.


Governance is through our Management Committee who undertake regular visits to the sites and are involved in the development of the service as well as robustly challenging our practices in a shared drive to further improve outcomes for pupils.

Management Committee member Role within management committee Role outside NWKAPS
Natalie Willbourn Chair of management committee  Headteacher at Orchard Academy 
Kitty Marlborough Vice chair of management committee Head of Post 16 at Longfield Academy
Odette Kelham Safeguarding lead for management committee Senior Assistant Headteacher at St John's Catholic Comprehensive School
Chris Norwood Member of management committee Headteacher at Northfleet School for Girls
Michael Blanning Member of management committee Retired Financial Consultant
Malcolm Moaby Member of management committee Headteacher at Gravesend Grammar School 
Chris Jackson Member of management committee Head of Kings Farm School
Abi Woodhouse Staff management committee member  Deputy-head Teacher at NWKAPS
David Alphonso Staff management committee member Middle-leader at NWKAPS
Carlos Hood Member of management committee Retired teacher

Current vacancies:-

Parent member of management committee

Community member of management committee


All members can be contacted by email addressed to

Or via post to:

The Westcourt Centre

Richmond Drive


DA12 4DJ