Please click on the following link for 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 02/11/22 01/11/26 Nil
COMMUNITY GOVERNORS
Mrs Daksha Thanki 10/11/21 09/11/25 See below
Mrs Mona Shah 18/11/20 17/11/24 Nil
Mr Mike Heiser 18/11/20 17/11/24 Nil
Mr Vijesh Patel – Chair of Governors 25/02/23 24/02/27 See below
STAFF GOVERNORS
Mr Gerard McKenna– Headteacher (ex-officio)  01/09/13 N/A Nil
ELECTED PARENT GOVERNORS
Ms Raeesa Ezara Ally 10/11/21 09/11/25 Nil
Mr Punit Mehta 10/11/21 09/11/25 Nil
Mrs Sasha Fleming (Vice Chair) 04/03/20 03/03/24 Nil
Mr Mahesh Kewal 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
Ms Zarah Abbas Zadeh
Reverend Ali Taylor
Mr Brendan Jeffrey-Smart
Ms Gillian Gibb
Mr Leon Prescod
Mr Cally Akisanya
Mr Mohamed Hussein
Ms Maureen Griffith
Ms Frances Edwards
Ms Jo Sattaur
Ms Sujatha Jothi
Mr Ian Slade
Ms Safoora Ahmed
Ms Kosser Sheikh
Mr Jama Ali Jama
Ms Nkechi Ampabeng
All governors are appointed by a full governing committee.
If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, please email vijesh.patel@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 Daksha Thanki (Chair)
Shrida Shah (Vice Chair)
Mona Shah
Vijesh Patel
Gerard McKenna
Finance & Premises Mike Heiser (Chair)
Vijesh Patel (Vice Chair)
Mona Shah
Shrida Shah
Mahesh Kewal
Gerard McKenna
Suresh Jatla
Staffing & Students Sasha Fleming (Chair)
Mona Shah (Vice Chair)
Shrida Shah
Daksha Thanki
Gerard McKenna
Committee Names
Audit & Risk Committee Mona Shah (Chair)
Punit Mehta (Vice Chair)
Mahesh Kewal
Vijesh Patel
Mike Heiser
Gerard McKenna
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)

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)
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
SEND Shrida Shah
Maths Vijesh Patel
Mahesh Kewal
Science Mona Shah
Arts & Languages Mike Heiser
Health & Safety Punit Mehta

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


Please click on the following link for the Meeting Attendance Records for 2021-22.


Further Information


The following link provides information about school governance from the Department of Education.