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17/05/17

Huge congratulations to the Year 10 Boys Basketball team winning the competiton at the Copper Box! ! https://t.co/Kvhvu4qFJ7

17/05/17

Boys Relay Trophy https://t.co/juHqnpZ55f

17/05/17

Ange bringing home the 4x100m relay gold medal! https://t.co/2LsOXjgKi5

17/05/17

4x100 Boys Relay Team winners https://t.co/zhRSi5rbIK

17/05/17

Ange Boys Shot Put https://t.co/i2HEET3xqC

17/05/17

Alisha Girls 200m https://t.co/cjdOrbOXy7

17/05/17

Mike Boys 300m 2nd https://t.co/J8VbjzVhZ3

17/05/17

Kyle-Luke Boys Triple Jump https://t.co/vTKAFVQt9R

17/05/17

Obi Boys Discus 3rd https://t.co/K36EXQ4d0u

17/05/17

Iremide Boys Long Jump 3rd https://t.co/Dl1DQfDAKx

17/05/17

Memphis Boys High Jump 1st https://t.co/6bqK2LIzga

17/05/17

Nile – 80m Boys Hurdles 1st https://t.co/kGVHaIaA4Z

17/05/17

Year 7 Boys in action against Archbishop Tenison. Arfan demonstrating his power and determination. The boys won comfortably. https://t.co/Fq2Sons2DH

05/05/17

The Year 10 Girls closing the Step into Dance Competition. https://t.co/CnbXk2Ibhl

05/05/17

Russell, Tyrese and Donnell were on 🔥yesterday as the Y8 rugby team beat Archbishop Tennisons https://t.co/JnqiShj43P

05/05/17

The Year 10 girls ready for their step into dance competition! https://t.co/RoZyjPRR7S

05/05/17

Some of the Athletics squad enjoy a masterclass on Shot Putt from Mr Dwemoh. Getting prepared Federation. https://t.co/wG9eJnaawz

05/05/17

Yr 10 Sports Leaders were superb in achieving the Game Force Award by running a Basketball Tournament for 5 local Primary Schools https://t.co/jhCC4Yq7Pz

03/05/17

Info evening for our potential World Challengers! leading the talk and Ms. Denison sharing her experience of WC #45 https://t.co/vN0GGnyUtF

26/04/17

The good times keep on-rolling: two trophies in a week for the Year 9 Football Team https://t.co/Q1BRBil8PM

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

The Governing Body

The Role of Governor:

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.

The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions such as:

  • Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
  • Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards its set aims and objectives.
  • Finally the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.'

Governors and trustees are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards. The role of the governing board is absolutely key to the effectiveness of a school. Time and time again Ofsted (the national inspection body for schools) has noted that the most effective schools demonstrate effective leadership and management - including by the governing board.

Strategic Leadership:

School governors  provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools and academies. It is governors who hold the main responsibility for finance in schools, and it is governors who work with the Principal to make the tough decisions about balancing resources.

The Academy Governing Body includes representation from Staff and Parents, as well as our Sponsor Governors. We are very fortunate to have an active Governing body who take a strategic role in ensuring the Academy provides the best possible provision for our learners.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body at Harris Academy South Norwood is Mr. Phil Saunders. To contact our Chair of Governors, please contact the Clerk to the Governing Body via oconnells@harrissouthnorwood.org.uk or 0208 405 5162.

The Governing Body of Harris Academy South Norwood

The Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. Ultimate responsibility for the Academy rests with the Board of Trustees of the Federation, (Federation governance details and scheme of delegation can be found here), but much of the work of the Board is delegated to the Local Governing Body (the Governors of the Academy). Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the Governors at Harris Academy South Norwood are shown below.

Name

Date of
Appointment

Term of
Appointment 

Position

Business and
Pecuniary Interest

No. meetings attended 2015-16 

Mr Gabriel Alamu

27/11/2014 4 Years Staff Governor None 2/4

Ms Merrill April

30/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor and Child Protection Governor Partner in firm of Memery Crystal LLP, Solicitors to the Harris Federation; Trustee of New Park Road Baptist Church 3/4

Mr Bob Arndtz

30/11/2016 4 Years Stanley Trust Representative Trustee & Secretary of William F Stanley Foundation; NHS Employee 5/7
Ms Nicola Bashall 30/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor None NA

Ms Sue Bennett

30/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 3/4

Mr David Campbell

15/01/2015 4 Years Sponsor Governor Full-time member of UK Civil Service 3/4

Miss Sarah Conneally

15/01/2015 4 Years Sponsor Governor Director of Group Finance 7/7

Ms Carolyn English

30/11/2016 Ex-officio Executive Principal Member of ACSL 1/4
Ms Jennyfer Henderson 27/11/2014 4 Years Parent Governor Employee High Trees Development Trust 0/4
Sir Dan Moynihan 30/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor CEO Harris Federation 1/4

Mr Faruk Patel

15/01/2015

4 Years

Sponsor Governor / Chair F&GP Member of MCA and the Labour Party 3/7

Ms Claudine Reid

30/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor Member of UKHCA 1/4
Mr Phil Saunders  30/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor; Chairman of the Full Governing Body Director of Harris Federation of Schools 7/7
Mr Nicholas Soar 01.09.2016 Ex-officio Executive Principal

Member od ASCL

Trustee of Charity #Techmums

Board member and advisor to ReachOUT charity

 

Mr John Spence

27/01/2015 4 Years Sponsor Governor Partner Calfordseaden; Health and Safety Director Calfordseaden 3/4

 

Academy Governing Body Areas of Interest

Mr Gabriel Alamu SMSC
Ms Merrill April SEN and Safeguarding
Mr Bob Arndtz Science and Pupil Premium
Ms Sue Bennett Performing Arts and Community
Mr David Campbell History and Geography
Miss Sarah Conneally Business Studies including Economics and Accounting / ICT
Ms Jennyfer Henderson Social Sciences including RE
Mr Faruk Patel Mathematics
 Ms Claudine Reid  Enrichment
Mr Phil Saunders Most Able and Specialism
 Mr John Spence  DT

Full Governing Body Meeting Dates 2016/17:

  •   Thursday 14th September 2016
  •   Wednesday 30th November 2016
  •   Thursday 16th March 2017
  •   Thursday 15th June 2017

Finance and General Purposes Committee Meeting Dates 2016/17:

  •   Wednesday 9th November 2016
  •   Thursday 17th November 2016
  •   Thursday 26th January 2017
  •   Thursday 9th March 2017
  •   Thursday 8th June 2017

 

 

 

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