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


GOVERNORS Appt Date PERIOD OF OFFICE ENDS RELEVANT BUSINESS INTEREST
LOCAL AUTHORITY (LA) GOVERNORS
Shrida Shah 01/11/18 01/11/2022 Nil
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
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
PREVIOUS GOVERNORS
Mr Sam Stopp
Mr Vimalkumar Tailor
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:

 Committee Names SLT Links
Curriculum & Standards Vijesh Patel (Chair)
Maureen Griffith
Mona Shah
Daksha Thanki (Vice Chair)
Ian Slade
Safoora Ahmed
Gerard McKenna
Finance & Premises Mike Heiser (Chair)
Vijesh Patel
Francis Edwards
Mona Shah
Gerard McKenna
Suresh Jatla (Vice Chair)
Health & Safety Maureen Griffith (Chair) Suresh Jatla
Staffing & Students Daksha Thanki (Chair)
Ian Slade
Mona Shah
Maureen Griffith
Sujatha Jothi (Vice Chair)
Vijesh Patel
Safoora Ahmed
Nevia Johnson
Gerard McKenna
Committee Names
Joint Consultative Maureen Griffith
Mike Heiser
Mona Shah
Salaries Mike Heiser
Mona Shah
Vijesh Patel
Teaching Staff Pay Review Any three governors (excluding the Headteacher)
Staff Disciplinary Any three governors (excluding the Headteacher and Chair of Governors)
Student Discipline Any three governors (excluding the Headteacher)
Headteacher’s Performance Management Maureen Griffith
Mona Shah
Daksha Thanki
Vijesh Patel
Teaching Staff Pay Review Appeals Panel Any three governors
(excluding the Headteacher and any governor who had sat on the initial panel)
Staff Disciplinary Appeals Panel Any three governors (excluding the Headteacher and any governor who had sat on the relevant Staff Dismissal Committee)
Audit Committee Vijesh Patel
Mike Heiser
Mona Shah
Gerard McKenna

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
Safeguarding (including Child Protection) Mona Shah
Disadvantaged Students (Pupil premium) Safoora Ahmed
SEND Maureen Griffith
Inclusion
Careers
Professional Development Mona Shah
Most Able Vijesh Patel
SIP 1: Teaching & Learning Mona Shah
SIP 2: Literacy Vijesh Patel
SIP 3: Curriculum Vijesh Patel
SIP 4: Assessment Daksha Thanki
SIP 5: Personal Development, Welfare & Behaviour Nevia Johnson
SIP 6: Finance & Premises Mike Heiser
SIP 7: SLICT Sujatha Jothi

GOVERNORS INTERESTS


Mrs Daksha Thanki 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 2017-18 are available here (in PDF)


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