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15/07/18

Retweetd From South Norwood Police

We have been with Polsa conducting Weapon Sweeps around Melfort Park with and https://t.co/o8daCdX1wZ

14/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation

It was such an amazing day of + an amazing display of skill. Thanks again to our special guest James our sponsors and . Huge thanks to Dan and his team for making the day a huge 🏆 https://t.co/cRGslWA6mK

12/07/18

A wonderful day for all

12/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Invictus

We Know. We Can. We Will. Looking excellent Harris Invictus! Sports Day 2018 is well underway! https://t.co/rRP5tcrggz

12/07/18

Retweetd From Louise Martin

Bringing home the medals 🥇 Federation Sports Day 👍🏼 https://t.co/jJAMjL4ENk

12/07/18

Stadium filling up nicely https://t.co/HqV5wcYPuJ

11/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Looking forward to seeing our amazing in action tomorrow. Thank you to our sports day sponsors and for making it possible and our special guest British sprinter https://t.co/z4QZxNGmFI

11/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Invictus

What an inspiring afternoon at Canterbury Road Recreation Ground! Our HIAC students really have made us proud! A huge thank you to & https://t.co/7pzCHgrS7n

11/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Invictus

Our amazing poetry is now on display down at Canterbury Recreation Ground! A huge thank you to for making it all happen. Totally Inspiring! Well done to all staff and students! https://t.co/EmAples2u9

11/07/18

Retweetd From Harris South Norwood

Working with and helping broaden our students' lives - Citizens Scholars Ambassadors https://t.co/qScJue5gPa

11/07/18

Working with and helping broaden our students' lives - Citizens Scholars Ambassadors https://t.co/qScJue5gPa

11/07/18

Retweetd From Wandle HA

We're very proud to support our community,that's why we worked in partnership with year nine students from to produce a magazine highlighting the needs of homeless people in London. The group of students sold the magazine and raised £250 for . Well done! https://t.co/j4isK41amu

10/07/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Lord Harris has officially opened our new training base this evening. Inspiring words, as ever: "It's not just about education, it's about motivating the students to achieve their absolute best for their own future and Harris ITE is supporting that every day". https://t.co/YXywuHOAjS

10/07/18

Retweetd From Elizabeth James® Gallery

Lovely to see artist Nasha Bradshaw in the gallery today! Giving some tips and advice to our South Norwood work experience student Jesse https://t.co/Tu9wORtDPe

10/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Are You Ready? https://t.co/4RmV2GZ3EY

09/07/18

superb art from our Year 11 GCSE classes https://t.co/R099SGxDFJ

09/07/18

A fabulous GCSE art exhibition at by our Norwood Year 11 students https://t.co/DCuRKNkBML

09/07/18

Very good luck to all our work experience students this fortnight. you will have some of the most enjoyable and inspiring times https://t.co/5l2FPC4DRx https://t.co/PJ6MZzoF1X

08/07/18

Retweetd From Shea Williams

At the London Youth Games 2018! Doing great so far👍🏾 https://t.co/tddAUkXPb6

06/07/18

Our Year 11 celebrate tonight with their End of Senior Prom. Much hope and much faith. https://t.co/ovZST3HXNO

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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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