Governance & Scheme of Delegation (Academies)
The Role of a Governor
In England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.
Members of Academy Governing bodies work collectively to prerform a strategic role and carry out various key functions, including:
- Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
- Ratify the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
- Approve/Agree the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
- Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards its set aims and objectives.
The role of role of the Academy Governor is to provide challenge and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.'
The Governing Body of Harris Primary Academy Haling Park
The Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. Ultimate responsibility for the Academy rests with the Board of Trustees of the Federation, (Federation governance details and scheme of delegation can be found (here), but much of the work of the Board is delegated to the Academy Governing Body which is comprised of the Governors of the Academy. Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or carers of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the Governors at Harris Primary Academy Hailing Park are shown below.
The Chair of the Academy Governing Body is Dr Nigel Rata, Harris Primary Academy Haling Park, 50-58 Haling Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6HS
The Safeguarding Governor is Afia Asha
The clerk to the Governing Body is Sherry Wood who can be contacted on email@example.com
Harris Primary Academy Haling Park Governing Body
|Name||Date of Appointment||Resignation Date||Term of Office||Appointed as||Business and
|Meetings Attended 2017-18||Meetings Attended 2018-19||Meetings Attended 2019-20|
Dr Nigel Rata
Chair of Governors and Equalities and Needs.
|LMN - Director||6/6||6/6||3/6|
Sir Daniel Moynihan
|01/09/2018||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||CEO of Harris Federation||0||0||0|
|Mrs Sabeena Hasan||01/02/2018||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||1||1||1|
|Mrs Tracey Jarrett||02/01/2017||31/08/2019||Ex-officio||Principal||None||6/6||6/6||-|
|Miss Kate Wood||01/09/2019||24/11/2019||Ex-officio||Head of Academy||None||-||-||2|
|Mrs Dawn Venn||25/11/2019||Ex-officio
|Ms Afia Asha||18/07/2018||4 Years||
Vice-Chair/ Safeguarding Governor
|Mr Pran Patel||06/11/2018||4 Years||
Chair of Finance and General Purposes Committee
|Ms Elmaz Korimbocus||09/05/2016||09/05/2020||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||
|Miss Anju Patel||01/09/2016||01/09/2020||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||1||0||0|
|Ms Hannah Guerin||21/10/2016||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||
Mr Dharmesh Chheda
|20/02/2017||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||
|Mr Tendai Dhliwayo||01/02/2019||4 Years||Parent Governor||None||-||3|
|Mr Olugbenga Adenubi||01/09/2019||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||-||-||-|
|30/11/2018||4 Years||Staff Governor||None||-||3/3||2/3|
|Mrs Victoria Forbes||01/09/2019||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None||-||-||1|
|03/02/2020||4 Years||Sponsor Governor||None|
All Governors can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or via land line 0203 772 4560.