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|
|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|
|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|
|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
Ms Safoora Ahmed
Ms Kosser Sheikh
Mr Jama Ali Jama
Ms Nkechi Ampabeng
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||Daksha Thanki (Chair)
Shrida Shah (Vice Chair)
|Finance & Premises||Mike Heiser (Chair)
Vijesh Patel (Vice Chair)
|Staffing & Students||Sasha Fleming (Chair)
Mona Shah (Vice Chair)
|Audit & Risk Committee||Mona Shah (Chair)
Punit Mehta (Vice 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)|
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|
|Arts & Languages||Mike Heiser|
|Health & Safety||Punit Mehta|
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.
The following link provides information about school governance from the Department of Education.