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 01/11/22 Nil
COMMUNITY GOVERNORS
Mrs Daksha Thanki 01/11/17 01/11/21 See below
Mrs Mona Shah – Chair of Governors 01/09/12 08/11/20 Nil
Mr Mike Heiser 09/11/16 08/11/20 Nil
Mr Vijesh Patel 25/02/19 24/02/23 See below
STAFF GOVERNORS
Mr Gerard McKenna– Headteacher (ex-officio)  01/09/13 N/A Nil
Mr Ian Slade 10/03/16 25/02/21 Nil
ELECTED PARENT GOVERNORS
Ms Safoora Ahmed 01/11/16 01/11/20 Nil
Ms Nkechi Ampabeng 04/03/20 03/03/24 Nil
Mrs Sasha Fleming 04/03/20 03/03/24 Nil
Mr Mahesh Kewal 04/03/20 03/03/24 Nil
Mr Jama Ali Jama 04/03/20 03/03/24 Nil
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
 Mr Suresh Jatla  01/09/12  N/A
CLERK TO THE GOVERNING BODY
Ms  Anji Turner Nil
ASSOCIATE GOVERNOR
Mrs Nevia Johnson 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
Mrs Maureen Griffith
Ms Frances Edwards
Ms Jo Sattaur
Mrs Sujatha Jothi
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)
Safoora Ahmed (Vice Chair)
Mona Shah
Daksha Thanki
Ian Slade
Jama Ali Jama
Gerard McKenna
Finance & Premises Mike Heiser (Chair)
Vijesh Patel (Vice Chair)
Mona Shah
Shrida Shah
Mahesh Kewal
Gerard McKenna
Suresh Jatla
Staffing & Students Daksha Thanki (Chair)
Mona Shah
Ian Slade
Shrida Shah
Gerard McKenna
Committee Names
Health & Safety Suresh Jatla
Joint Consultative 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 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
Sasha Fleming
Disadvantaged Students (Pupil premium) Safoora Ahmed
Professional Development Mona Shah
Most Able Vijesh Patel
Teaching & Learning Mona Shah
Literacy Vijesh Patel
Curriculum Vijesh Patel
Assessment Daksha Thanki
Personal Development, Welfare & Behaviour
Finance & Premises Mike Heiser
Information technology
Careers
English Daksha Thanki
Nkechi Ampabeng
SEND Shrida Shah
Jama Ali Jama
Maths Vijesh Patel
Jama Ali Jama
Mahesh Kewal
Science Mona Shah
Arts & Languages Mike Heiser

GOVERNORS INTERESTS

Mrs Daksha Thanki is Chair of Governors at Barham Primary School.

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

Mona Shah is Trustee of Grand Union Development Trust.

Gerard McKenna is Trustee of Grand Union Development Trust.


GOVERNORS ATTENDANCE RECORDS

Meeting attendance records for 2018-19 are available here (in PDF)


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