Governing board

Click here to see the Governors Five Year Strategic Plan.
 Click here to see a summary of the Governors Five Year Plan.

CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNING BODY


Appt Date PERIOD OF OFFICE ENDS RELEVANT BUSINESS INTEREST
LOCAL AUTHORITY (LA) GOVERNORS
COMMUNITY GOVERNORS (6)
Mrs Daksha Thanki 01/11/17 01/11/21 See below
Mrs Maureen Griffith 25/02/15 24/02/19 Nil
Mrs Mona Shah – Chair of Governors 01/09/12 08/11/20 Nil
Mr Michael Heiser 09/11/16 08/11/20 Nil
Mr Vijesh Patel 25/2/15 24/02/19 See below
STAFF GOVERNORS (4)
Mr Gerard McKenna– Headteacher (ex-officio)  01/09/13 N/A Nil
Ms Francis Edwards 10/03/16 10/03/20 Nil
Mr Ian Slade 10/03/16 10/03/20 Nil
ELECTED PARENT GOVERNORS (5)
Mrs Nevia Johnson 01/11/17 31/10/21 Nil
Mrs Sujatha Jothi 01/11/17 31/10/21 Nil
Mr Vimalkumar Tailor 01/11/17 31/10/21 Nil
Ms Safoora Ahmed 01/11/16 01/11/20 Nil
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
 Mr Suresh Jatla  01/09/12  N/A
CLERK TO THE GOVERNING BODY
Ms Jo Sattaur Nil
ASSOCIATE GOVERNORS
Mr Sam Stopp  25/02/15 24/02/19 Nil
PREVIOUS GOVERNORS
Mrs Zarah Abbas Zadeh
Reverend Ali Taylor
Mr Brendan Jeffrey-Smart
Ms Gillian Gibb
Mr Leon Prescod
Mr Cally Akisanya
Mr Mohamed Hussein
All governors are appointed by a full governing committee.
If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, please email mona.shah@alperton.brent.sch.uk 

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 Finance & Premises Health & Safety Staffing & Students
Vijesh Patel (Chair) Mike Heiser (Chair) Maureen Griffith (Chair) Daksha Thanki (Chair)
Maureen Griffith  Vijesh Patel Ian Slade
Mona Shah Francis Edwards Mona Shah
Daksha Thanki Mona Shah SLT Link: Maureen Griffith
Ian Slade Suresh Jatla
SLT Links:
Gerard McKenna SLT Links:
Suresh Jatla Gerard McKenna
Joint Consultative Salaries (Trustees) Teaching Staff Pay Review Staff Disciplinary
Maureen Griffith Mike Heiser Any three governors Any three governors
Mike Heiser (excluding the Headteacher) (excluding the Headteacher and Chair of Governors)
Mona Shah Mona Shah
Student Discipline Headteacher’s Performance Management Teaching Staff Pay Review Appeals Panel Staff Disciplinary Appeals Panel
Any three governors (excluding the Headteacher) Maureen Griffith Any three governors Any three governors
(excluding the Headteacher and any governor who had sat on the initial panel) (excluding the Headteacher and any governor who had sat
on the relevant Staff Dismissal Committee)
Mona Shah
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 (Pupil premium) Safoora Ahmed
SEN Maureen Griffith
English
Mathematics Vijesh Patel
Science
Most Able and Talented Vijesh Patel
History / Geography / RS
Extended ICT (inc. Business & Econ) Sujatha Jothi
PE
MFL Mike Heiser
Music & Drama Mike Heiser
Art / Design & Technology
Social Sciences
EAL
Literacy & Reading
Careers Mona Shah
Professional Development Mona Shah
Key Stage 3 Sujatha Jothi
Key Stage 4
Key Stage 5
Pastoral Daksha Thanki

GOVERNORS INTERESTS


Mrs DakshaThanki is Chair of Governors at Barham Primary School.

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


GOVERNORS ATTENDANCE RECORDS


Meeting attendance records for 2016-17 are available here (in PDF)


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