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10/02/18

Retweetd From tragic ally

My four year old is watching Toy Story for the first time ever and he just whispered to himself, “Alive toys... I knew it.”

11/01/18

What a great start to the day! A good book, juice and croissant. HPAPW 'Book Buddy Breakfast' in full swing https://t.co/fHlqMd8iHB

10/01/18

we have a Book Buddy Breakfast event tomorrow starting at 8am and finishing at 8.45am. You are more than welcome to visit

10/01/18

Reminder for all parents: Book Buddy Breakfast tomorrow @ 8am. Come, share a story with your child over breakfast. We can't wait to see you

03/01/18

we would love to invite you back to your roots in Purley. We're studying inspiring people, would love to hear your journey!

15/12/17

Children and staff enjoyed their Christmas dinner today https://t.co/jAyHqjoRkA

14/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a or teaching role from April or September? Our growing academy would love to hear from you! https://t.co/jrztXeRQOi https://t.co/1XNyIcYFvq

14/12/17

Retweetd From CHAH Asthma

Don’t forget to bring spacers home from school & wash them over Christmas. Leave the bubbles on and airy dry. Check inhaler expiry dates too ! https://t.co/hmPrxShpoO

13/12/17

Reception and Year 1 surpassed all expectations in this year's nativity https://t.co/YNVYuOCJXs

10/12/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

We're looking for an inspirational and motivated . Find out more and apply at https://t.co/8lXg8PYk3n https://t.co/DKp3yX7edq

07/12/17

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Teaching Assistant (Early Years) required at https://t.co/oLVvTSe3zo

28/11/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Are you looking for a or teaching role from April or September? Our growing academy would love to hear from you! https://t.co/4WByi7TB9o https://t.co/G4YM931p3a

27/11/17

why of course. The children will be super excited. We will let you know when!

27/11/17

Families enjoying HPAPW'S first Book Buddy Breakfast. Families reading together over a warm breakfast! https://t.co/6eqTwgAtMV

23/11/17

Year 1 Beegu class enjoyed discovering exciting ways to approach maths during their celebration day https://t.co/ohoKJs3f5b

15/11/17

Retweetd From Andrew Pelling

Nice to attend the formal opening of Harris Academy Purley Way by Lord Harris of Peckham https://t.co/hPhzq8MNBb

15/11/17

Retweetd From Waddon Labour

A pleasure to attend the opening of the Harris Academy Purley Way today and to tour the academy and meet staff and children. An impressive new school in . https://t.co/2lz1AJEAbG

08/11/17

that's great we can't wait!

08/11/17

Fantastic turnout by Gruffalo parents this morning, sharing books with children during our Drop Everything And Read. https://t.co/R3IE3UItPx

12/10/17

Beegu class exploring their senses in science this afternoon. https://t.co/u17XgomCfU

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 its 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.'

The Governing Body of Harris Primary Academy Purley Way

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 Merton are shown below.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body is Mr Geoff Payne

The Governor responsible for Safeguarding is Mr Geoff Payne

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Miss Rebecca Irwin

Governors and  Responsibilities

Name

Surname

Term of Office

Date of Appointment

Appointed as

Business and Pecuniary Interests

Meetings attended 2016-2017

Sabeena

Hasan 

4

01.06.16

Sponsor Governor 

Director of Primary Education, Harris Federation

1/6

Dan 

Moynihan

4

01.06.16

Sponsor Governor

CEO of Harris Federation

1/6

Geoff

Payne

4

01.06.16

Sponsor Governor / Chair of Governors

None

6/6

Saylesh 

Rana

4

21.07.16

Sponsor Governor

None

6/6

Jane 

Robinson 

 

06.06.16

Ex-Officio

Head of Academy

6/6

Tracey

Jarrett

 

06.11.17

Ex-Officio

Executive Principal

1/6

Elizabeth

Olayiwola

4

15.12.16

Parent Governor

None

5/6

Chinyere

Wood

4

03.07.17

Sponsor Governor

None

1/6

The dates of Governing Body Meetings can be found below:

Governing Body meetings 2017/2018

ACADEMY

Term

Full GBM

Venue

Time

Finance GBM

Venue

Time

HPAPW

Autumn

04/10/17

HPAPW

16.00pm

04/12/17

HPAPW

16.30pm

 

Spring

29/01/18

HPAPW

16.00pm

TBC

 HPAPW

 

 

Summer

TBC

HPAPW

 

TBC

HPAPW

 

Governor Resignation

Sophie Grewal 20/06/17

Paul Robinson 06/11/17

Our Chairperson, Geoff Payne can be contacted via the clerk to the Governors Rebecca Irwin PAPrimaryDirector@harrisfederation.org.uk   Telephone: 020 8253 7777

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