Hi, I am the Pastor of Luton Pentecostal Church and Principal of its Academy. I am married to Leslye and have three children and three grandchildren. I have previously worked with student behaviour in the state sector and I started the Academy in 2007. I have pastored the church for over 20 years. I have a B.A. (Hons) and a Master's degree in Theology and I am a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). I also hold full ministerial status with Assemblies of God U.K.


Pastor Chris Oakey


Benita served as a leader in the previous nursery, before it became the Academy, for over 20 years. She is married and has four children and many grandchildren. Benita heads up the seniors in the Academy and is instrumental in developing and teaching the supplementary curriculum.

Vice Principal/Senior supervisor

Benita Oakey


Leslye has been married to Chris for 35 years and has served in the nursery for over 20 years. She heads up the Nursery programme. Leslye has a B.A. (Hons) in Early Years. Leslye also has a great deal of experience with children with SEN.

Senior supervisor

Leslye Oakey


Nicky has a Level three qualification in Early Years and also heads up the Primary years in the Academy. Nicky serves on the Senior team and she also does an excellent job with the General Admin.

Senior supervisor

Nicky Garner


Stephen holds a Level three qualification in Early Years and works with Leslye in the Nursery. Stephen is the SEN Co-ordinator and Deputy Safeguarding officer. Stephen also teaches ICT to the rest of the Academy.


Stephen Huxstep


Yvonne assists Bonnie with the senior students. Her role is to  monitor student progress and assist students with their non-aacademic needs. She works tirelessly at keeping the Academy clean and looks after supplies. Yvonne is a keen fundraiser and supports all Academy fundraising activities.


Yvonne Huxstep