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25/05/18

Retweetd From Overbes

As a parent and governor of I am truly grateful and excited about this school. Big thank you to all the staff! Fantastic finish event at the school this morning. https://t.co/D0H7Vq5g4d

25/05/18

Tables full of learning on display in the gym today for our ‘fabulous finish’ to this half term’s topics. https://t.co/NpyclLAzx9

24/05/18

As a thank you to all the parents who have supported their children to maintain high attendance this half term, everyone can wear their own clothes tomorrow! https://t.co/YkJlWACUu6

23/05/18

Hooray! Well done indeed. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 https://t.co/nfjsmw090v

23/05/18

Congratulations to 3 Farah who had the longest line of pennies in the penny mile for today totalling 45 metres. A very special mention to Bluebelle whose contributions alone totalled 24.5 metres! https://t.co/gkrIwxEM2g

23/05/18

The penny mile for has been a great success with 226 metres of coins laid out in the hall. Thank you to everyone who sent money in... the winning class will be announced soon! https://t.co/IxPO9VyDKn

23/05/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Great work today to all 116 students we delivered to! All working towards July's S+F Competition working on their skill skipping routine👍 🏆🥊🥇 https://t.co/0V2Dymwrff

21/05/18

Michelle from visited us to talk in assembly to about the charity ahead of the penny mile fundraiser on Wednesday. https://t.co/YadMsB3rEO

20/05/18

A wonderful collaborative moment on the KS2 playground; French skipping with Mrs Brooks. https://t.co/g9PP3jgAHd

20/05/18

HPAO pupils chosen to be a mascot and a flag bearer at for the FA Trophy Final thanks to and St Andrew’s house charity . Remember we are holding a penny mile for them on Wednesday! https://t.co/nUnQZIubSK

17/05/18

Well done to all of our Year 6 children who have been amazing ALL week completing the . We are so proud of you. You are all stars! https://t.co/fbRr2pGfPu

17/05/18

Royal Wedding cupcakes with lunch today https://t.co/8NusKLyn5L

17/05/18

Our EYFS classrooms are full of happy children proudly sharing their learning profiles with family. https://t.co/cL3xaTUmVf

14/05/18

A cooked breakfast welcome for our wonderful Year 6 who are all in and full of smiles. https://t.co/irTPqOfmUS

08/05/18

3 Farah are very excited... our broad bean seeds are sprouting! https://t.co/bAXwnYDpjd

04/05/18

Reception enjoyed a fantastic morning in the sunshine at St Paul’s Recreation Ground! They climbed rocks, played on the enormous climbing frame and had lots of fun on the zip wire too! After a snack they played ‘Poohsticks’ on the bridge! https://t.co/nLxEu4jSiE

02/05/18

Tomorrow, Thursday 3rd May, we are closed for all children in YrR to Yr5. See you all as normal on Friday 4th when gates open at 8:30. https://t.co/brbJCjm0RY

02/05/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Boxing4Schools After School Club had a new level of speed and skill today, with the students bring totally focused on their work more to follow...............

19/04/18

Year 4 had a great day aboard the on Monday, enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of the steam train as their hook into learning. https://t.co/DebHEmPzpd

19/04/18

Year 3 enjoyed making (and eating) edible rainforests as the hook into our topic. https://t.co/CbWcFvZvAt

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)

Mrs Lynne Dando

16/04/2018 NA Ex Officio Ex Officio Executive Principal 0

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

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
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
Mr P Robinson Resigned 29/03/2018         2
Mr C Lesflores

Resigned

08/03/2018

         

 


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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