The following link allows to download a copy of the Governors Five Year Strategic Plan 2022-2027.
Current Members of the Governing Body
|GOVERNORS||Appt Date||PERIOD OF OFFICE ENDS||RELEVANT BUSINESS INTEREST|
|LOCAL AUTHORITY (LA) GOVERNORS|
|Mrs Daksha Thanki||10/11/21||09/11/25||See below|
|Mrs Mona Shah – Chair of Governors||18/11/20||17/11/24||Nil|
|Mr Mike Heiser||18/11/20||17/11/24||Nil|
|Mr Vijesh Patel||25/02/19||24/02/23||See below|
|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|
|Ms Kosser Sheikh||10/11/21||09/11/25||Nil|
|Ms Safoora Ahmed||10/11/21||09/11/25||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|
|Mrs Nevia Johnson||Nil|
|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
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||Vijesh Patel (Chair)
Jama Ali Jama
|Finance & Premises||Mike Heiser (Chair)
Vijesh Patel (Vice Chair)
|Staffing & Students||Daksha Thanki (Chair)
|Health & Safety||Suresh Jatla|
|Joint Consultative||Mike Heiser
|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
|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||Mahesh Kewal (Chair)
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)|
|Professional Development||Mona Shah|
|Most Able||Vijesh Patel|
|Teaching & Learning||Mona Shah|
|Personal Development, Welfare & Behaviour|
|Finance & Premises||Mike Heiser|
Jama Ali Jama
Jama Ali Jama
|Arts & Languages||Mike Heiser|
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
The following link provides the Meeting Attendance Records for 2021-22.
The following link provides information about school governance from the Department of Education.