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16/01/18

As their into science learning Year 3 visited the park today where nothing was moving. They worked out how to push and pull the equipment to make it move. They worked out that if they both pushed the swing didn’t move! https://t.co/fJxQsKTMxn

16/01/18

Thank you to for a wonderful experience for 5 Earhart this afternoon. https://t.co/2AMUb3mNeZ

16/01/18

Reception children had an and trip to planetarium today. “Are we actually in space?” https://t.co/K82FyFa0iG

12/01/18

Join our amazing community! https://t.co/BAQOeh78Pr

10/01/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

We had 3 great mentors B4S club assisting with some coaching and mentoring with the new students yr 3+4 students attending it was great over seeing 3 yr5 students coach so well a big well done to Tobey, Charlie and Malachi🥊👍

10/01/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Congratulations to all new students B4S Skills and Fitness Club great work🥊🥇🥊 today you all performed like rock stars💥great to see the girls working so focused🥊#primaryschool

09/01/18

As a hook into their learning about Romeo and Juliet and Crime and Punishment Year 6 were summoned to the hall by Mr Robinson. Once there they were met with a crime scene for them to examine! https://t.co/vMq804PsOA

08/01/18

We had a very special guest visit HPAO this afternoon to have afternoon tea with Year 1. https://t.co/qA9WyAPBe6

07/01/18

Are you a parent of a child on Year 2? This video explains 2018 KS1 SATs which children will be completing sometime in May. https://t.co/ayoA6ltoH7

07/01/18

Are you a parent of a child in Year 6? This video explains the KS2 SATs for 2018 which start on May 14th. https://t.co/WQwOySTV1C

05/01/18

Everyone in Year 3 has been given a blue pen to write with and the improvement in handwriting, as shown by Harley’s penguin fact file today, is amazing! https://t.co/Yx4S3gydeG

05/01/18

Much hilarity in assembly this morning at the arrival of a large Emperor penguin... “it’s Mr Robinson!” https://t.co/asb2OjCy0w

05/01/18

Retweetd From Overbes

Being enthusiastic about learning is very important for children. Thank you for all the hard work and dedication. Even the parents are excited about all the penguin fun and learning!

05/01/18

A flock or colony of penguins have arrived in Year 5 https://t.co/KPGSq3blPL

05/01/18

Children in the SOU re told the story of 365 penguins as a comic novel. https://t.co/AJzGhaIt5u

05/01/18

Year 1 labelled the body parts of a penguin https://t.co/po5p5emCVc

05/01/18

Year 3 organised the penguins into arrays to make storing them in the house easier. https://t.co/bpcWWh4yn1

05/01/18

Year 3 created a colour wash background for their penguins. https://t.co/rY66LeIRj1

05/01/18

Year 3 wrote diaries as Antarctic explorers visiting for the first time. https://t.co/CBXqFJPrNx

05/01/18

Year 2 have painted stones to look like penguins and made penguins out of 2D shapes. https://t.co/khsy2ubzaQ

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

The Governing Body

The Role of Governor

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.

The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions such as:

  • Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
  • Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards it’s set aims and objectives.

Finally the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.' Governors drive and monitor the progress towards the Academy Improvement Plan, a copy of which is included in the documents list for this page.

The Governing Body of Harris Primary Academy Orpington

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 Local Governing Body (the Governors of the Academy). Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the Governors at Harris Primary Academy Orpington are shown below.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body at Harris Primary Academy Orpington is Mr Ian Brownhill.  Mr Brownhill is also the Designated Safeguarding Governor.


The Clerk to the Governing Body, Miss Vikki Melhuish, can be contacted on 01689 830383 or via email at victoria.melhuish@harrisprimaryorpington.org.uk

Harris Primary Academy Orpington

Governors Register 2017/18 

Name

Date of Appointment

Date of Resignation

Term of Office

Appointed As

Business and Pecuniary Interests

Meetings Attended 2017-18)

(2 possible)

Mr P Robinson

01/04/2017 NA Ex Officio Ex Officio Executive Principal 2

Mrs M Berthoud

01/07/2016

NA

Ex Officio

Ex Officio

Vice Principal

0

Sir D Moynihan

01/07/2016

NA

4 Years

Sponsor Governor

CEO, Harris Federation

0

Ms S Hasan

01/07/2016

NA

4 Years

Sponsor Governor

Director of Primary Education, Harris Federation

0

Mr Ian Brownhill

29/06/2017

NA

4 Years

Sponsor and Chair of Governors

Director, No. 5 Chambers Limited

2

Mr C Lesflores

01/07/2016

NA

4 Years

Sponsor Governor

None

1

Ms J Johnson

01/09/2016

NA

4 Years

Staff Governor

None

0

Mrs S Overbeeke

06/12/2016

NA

4 Years

Parent Governor

None

1

Mrs L Benson

28/03/2017 NA 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 2

Mr D Mabvaro

28/03/2017 NA 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 0
Mrs J Saunders 29/06/2017 NA 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 2
Mrs S Clifton 09/12/2017 NA 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 1
Mrs N Ng 29/06/2017 NA 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 1
Mr M Gallacher 29/06/2017 NA 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 2

 


Meeting Dates:

Autumn 2017:

Finance Committee:  9 November 2017

Full Governing Body:  7 December 2017

Spring 2018:

Finance Committee:  8 March 2018

Full Governing Body:  22 March 2018

Summer 2018:

Finance Committee:  14 June 2018

Full Governing Body:  28 June 2018

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