Chestnut Grove Academy
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London SW12 8JZ

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Friends of Chestnut Grove (FoCG) is open to all parents with children at Chestnut Grove, and to teachers.

What we do:

  • A Place for parents to find out more about how the school works and to raise questions
  • Network with other parents
  • Organise social activities for parents and students
  • Support events and activities run by the school
  • Raise money to fund facilities and trips for students

Events and meetings

We meet four to five times a year in the evenings at the school. Everyone is welcome.

View dates of meetings and agendas

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

AGM Minutes - 25 February 2021

Chair's Report - February 2021

We can also send you details of meetings by email if you give us your details. Subscribe to the mailing list here

We also organise social events - such as quizzes and provide refreshments at school events.

How to get involved?

There are lots of ways to get involved:

Come along to meetings and have your say

Help with organising and volunteering at events

Bake cakes for sale

Donate raffle prizes

Keep in touch via our Facebook Group: 'Friends of Chestnut Grove'


FoCG Representatives

Current officers are:

  • Loné Olsen, Co- Chair
  • Damien Austin-Walker, Co-Chair
  • Debby Nelmes, Treasurer
  • Matthew Cowley - Secretary