Governing board

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CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY


PERIOD OF OFFICE ENDS RELEVANT BUSINESS INTEREST
LOCAL AUTHORITY (LA) GOVERNORS (1)
Mr Cally Akisanya 24/02/19 See below
COMMUNITY GOVERNORS (6) Nil
Mrs DakshaThanki 19/10/17 See below
Mrs Maureen Griffith 24/02/19  Nil
Mrs Mona Shah – Chair of Governors 08/11/20 Nil
Mr Michael Heiser 08/11/20  Nil
Mr Vijesh Patel 24/02/19  See below
Reverand Ali Taylor 08/11/20 Nil
STAFF GOVERNORS (4)
Mr Gerard McKenna– Headteacher (ex-officio) n/a  Nil
Ms Francis Edwards 10/03/20  Nil
Mr Ian Slade 10/03/20 Nil
Ms Gillian Gibb 10/03/20  Nil
ELECTED PARENT  GOVERNORS (5)
Mrs Sujatha Jothi 23/10/17  Nil
Mr Leon Prescod (Vice Chair) 23/10/17  Nil
Mr Mohamed Hussein 27/10/20  Nil
Mr Brendan Jeffrey-Smart 27/10/20  Nil
Ms Safoora Ahmed 27/10/20  Nil
CLERK TO THE GOVERNING BODY
Jo Sattaur Nil
ASSOCIATE GOVERNORS
 Cllr Sam Stopp 24/02/19 Nil
PREVIOUS GOVERNORS
 Mrs Zarah Abbas Zadeh

COMMITTEE STRUCTURE


The Governing Body operates a committee structure in which there is a Full Governors meeting termly and also a meeting of the Curriculum & Standards Committee, Finance & Premises Committee and Staffing and Students Committee. Governors are appointed at Full Governing Body meetings.

Membership of the respective committee is as follows:

Curriculum & Standards Finanace & Premises Health & Safety Staffing & Students
Vijesh Patel (Chair) Mike Heiser (Chair) Maureen Griffith (Chair) Daksha Thanki (Chair)
Leon Prescod (Vice Chair) Cally Akisnaya (Vice Chair) Leon  Prescod Sujantha Jothi (Vice Chair)
Maureen Griffith Francis Edwards Mona Shah
Mona Shah Mona Shah SLT Link: Maureen Griffith
Daksha Thanki Mohamed Hussein Suresh Jatla Ian Slade
Ian Slade Vijesh Patel Reverand Ali Carter
Mohamed Hussein  Leon Prescod Leon Prescod
Gillian Gibb
SLT Links: SLT Links:
Miriam Manderson Gerard McKenna SLT Links:
Nilota Banerjee Suresh Jatla Gerard McKenna
Nala Kuganathan Candise Lazare
Andria Zafirakou Jaco Luies
Paulette Minot-Statham
Indira Warwick
Alan Hart
Parveen Rufo
Joint Consultative Salaries (Trustees) Teaching Staff Pay Review Staff Disciplinary
Maureen Griffith Mike Heiser Any three governors Any three governors
Mike Heiser Cally Akisanya (excluding the Headteacher) (excluding the Headteacher
Mona Shah Mona Shah and Chair of Governors)
Cally Akisanya
Student Discipline Headteacher’s Performance Management Teaching Staff Pay Review Appeals Panel Staff Disciplinary Appeals Panel
Any three governors Maureen Griffith Any three governors Any three governors
(exclusing the headteacher) Cally Akisanya (exclusing the Headteacher and any governor who had sat (exclusing the Headteacher and any governor who had sat
Mona Shah on the initial panel.) on the relevant Staff Dismissal Committee)
Daksha Thanki

GOVERNOR LINKS


All our Governors are linked to a specific area of school – below outlines what area each of Governors is linked to in school.

Area of School Governor Responsible
Child Protection Mona Shah
Disadvantaged Students Safoora Ahmed
SEN Maureen Griffith
English Leon Prescod
Mathematics Vijesh Patel
Science Mohamed Hussein
More Able and Talented Vijesh Patel
History / Geography / RS Brendan Jeffrey-Smart
Extended ICT (inc Business & Econ) Sujantha Jothi
PE Brendan Jeffrey-Smart
MFL Mike Heiser
Music & Drama Mike Heiser
Art / Design & Technology Reverand Ali Carter
Social Sciences Cally Akisanya
EAL Leon Prescod
Literacy & Reading Leon Prescod
Careers Mona Shah
Professional Development Mona Shah
Key Stage 4 Reverand Ali Carter

GOVERNORS INTERESTS


Mrs DakshaThanki is Chair of Governors at Barham Primary School.

Mr Cally Akisanya is a Governor at Wembley Park Primary School.

Mr Vijesh Patel is a Parent Governor at Barham Primary School.


GOVERNORS ATTENDANCE RECORDS


Meeting attendance records for 2015-16 are available here (in PDF)