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17/02/18

Retweetd From FunFest Orpington

Some of the many highlights from a high energy and fun-packed half-term week. Thank you for sharing your amazing facilities with us https://t.co/GQCbVHGQkv https://t.co/eZ2jWqIH1b

12/02/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Charlie has found a new hobby, assisting with the coaching in the few weeks Charlie has wanted to help, his work has come on!!! More to follow after half term!! Great Work Charlie🥊💪🥊 https://t.co/SLVKCwHlaq

09/02/18

Retweetd From Les Rolt

Our little ‘Howard Carter’ absolutely loved the Egyptian Day at HPA Orpington today. https://t.co/WKMUyY84Sh

09/02/18

Retweetd From Paul Robinson

And as a treat to the children , for working so hard... https://t.co/gcwHGCbfXq

09/02/18

Retweetd From Paul Robinson

House Captains very proud to be wearing new HPAO Blazers https://t.co/BCAhdDtpjC

09/02/18

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‘Fantastic Finish and Museum of Learning’ Part 1. Thanks to all the parents who came along! https://t.co/JYcQC62TAI

09/02/18

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‘Fantastic Finish and Museum of Learning’ Part 2 https://t.co/QKC9aAtIoO

09/02/18

Year 3 are dressed as Egyptians for their end of topic celebration. They have walked like Egyptians, eaten Egyptian food and added up Egyptian pyramids in maths. https://t.co/6BryxKJntv

09/02/18

Thank you to Amigo Magic who came into HPAO today to perform a magic show for all the children who have been working hard and focused on their learning this half term. https://t.co/6qWvQj4yF4

08/02/18

We absolutely love our new house colour PE tops! https://t.co/UUWi39PQul

08/02/18

At lunchtime the children spontaneously built a rocket, they then formed an orderly queue to take turns going inside. https://t.co/KvHhI20kkM

08/02/18

5Columbus had a great afternoon visiting for the afternoon having a taste of life at secondary school. https://t.co/wZY4olZjXj

03/02/18

A room full of people arrived for our first ‘What is maths mastery?’ parents workshop with Mrs Berthoud, maths lead, on Friday morning. Look out for the date of the next one! https://t.co/zxKUVRsIMs

03/02/18

At HPAO all the children are writers. Everyone wrote into neat their best piece of work this week. Many pieces have been selected for display and from these a few children will be chosen to have a special lunch with Mr Robinson. https://t.co/JdOkxp7N4N

03/02/18

Year 3 have been working hard to improve their balances in gymnastics https://t.co/XhyuNYDiAR

03/02/18

Our Young Voices 2018 choir performed a selection of songs to the staff and children in assembly on Thursday. https://t.co/RS8QggNT1r

30/01/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Outstanding skills shown 2day by Boxer of the Week Daniel Daniel was totally focused today throughout the hole lesson, he was 1 of 3 students who completed today's challenge🥊 a 29 punch combination with 5 defences🥊💥🥊

30/01/18

30/01/18

Mr Robinson knows how to dance! https://t.co/iazaV9grYb

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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