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23/07/21

Leaving Primary school should be about memories…. https://t.co/3zNcr8Q0K5

23/07/21

And that’s it Year 6…. It’s time to spread your wings and leave the HPAM nest. https://t.co/kg3F8EYYdB

23/07/21

We love a song at our celebrations! Our Year 6 have successfully navigated two lockdowns during their time with us. We can’t wait to hear about their successful educational journeys, as they go through secondary school. https://t.co/EDVewBX4Y9

23/07/21

Miss Bryson starts our farewell assembly for Year 6! https://t.co/1szw5eriJZ

23/07/21

Farewell to our first HPAM reception class… you have been part of our journey from the start! https://t.co/AUIlhwfOUv

23/07/21

Our Year 6 leavers lunch is well under way! https://t.co/tHuVRfc2l9

22/07/21

Our Year 6 leavers celebration is tomorrow morning. Please check your email for information for parents.

22/07/21

Summer holidays can add extra worry and anxiety to some children. If you need guidance or support please check the flyer for further guidance. https://t.co/wTCOqZDUyy

21/07/21

Friday is the end of term! We will have staggered end times for each year group. https://t.co/5fblkdP5wD

21/07/21

Our children are meeting their teachers for September this afternoon. If your child is anxious you can use this resources to help support and discuss their anxiety around the changes while at home. https://t.co/TDNYnwbrh6

20/07/21

Wishing our families and colleagues a safe and happy Eid https://t.co/h1B7ZQGf83

20/07/21

We have a large amount of donated uniforms. So, we will be selling second hand uniform tomorrow at the Ivy Garden gate from 8:30-9:00 and 2:30 - 3:00. All items will be £2. First come, first served.

20/07/21

Year 5 families have been sent their classes for September. If you didn’t get it, you can find it on our website.

20/07/21

Letters about our September classes have been sent to all families in years R - 4. If you didn’t receive it, the letter can be found on the website.

19/07/21

🌡We’re raising the temperature even more with a rock concert! Thanks to for working with our year 6 children this term. https://t.co/mqwi6F0vFj

19/07/21

It's going to be hot this week! Please remember to send in a water bottle and a hat. We also recommend applying sun cream before children come in to school. https://t.co/VGOyqc10rJ

18/07/21

Year 6 families, a separate letter will be shared tomorrow about the end of term arrangement for our leavers.

18/07/21

A separate letter is being sent out for year 6 end of term arrangements.

18/07/21

☀️ Tomorrow is meant to be a hot one! Please make sure all children have their water bottles and a hat for playing outside. We also recommend applying sun cream before getting to school. ☀️

17/07/21

We’ll send information at the start of next week.

Harris Academies
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Governance & Scheme of Delegation (Academies)

 

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.'

The Governing Body of Harris Primary Academy Merton

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 Robin Alcock 

The Governor responsible for Safeguarding is Ms Rebecca Bagguley

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Mrs Charlotte Porter

Name

Date of Appointment

Date of resignation

Term of office

Appointed as

Business and pecuniary interests

Full Governors Meetings Attended/

Total Attended

2019-20

Full Governors Meetings Attended/

Total Attended

2020-21

Sir Dan Moynihan

September 2018

 

4 years

Sponsor Governor

None

0

 

Barry Elliott

September 2018

 

4 years

Sponsor Governor

None

2

 

Robin Alcock

January 2020

 

4 years

Chair of Govenors

None

1

 

Oliver Nicholas

September 2020

 

4 years

Staff Governor

None

2

 

Sabeena Hasan

September 2018

 

4 years

Sponsor Governor

None

0

 

Alice Bryson

September 2019

 

4 years

Ex-Officio

None

1

 

Adriana Verrecchia

January 2020

 

Ex- Officio

Ex-Officio

None

2

 

Nicole Liddicoat September 2019   Ex-Officio Ex-Officio None 2  

Sara Oman

January 2021

 

4 years

Parent Governor

None

0

 

Cadella Patterson

January 2021

 

4 years

Parent Governor

 

None

0

 

Victoria Forbes

 

September 2019

 

4 years

Sponsor Governor

None

2

 

Henry Lynn

September 2019  

 

4 years

Sponsor Governor

None

2

 

Rebecca Bagguley

September 2018

 

4 years

Sponsor Governor

None

3

 

Aquib Majid

December 2019

 

4 Years

Sponsor Governor

None

N/A

 

 

To contact the Chair of Governors/Safeguarding Governor or clerk to the governors, please write to Harris Primary Academy Merton, Abbotts Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1JW, or telephone 0208 679 3707, or send an email via C.Porter@harrisprimarymerton.org.uk

Should you wish to contact the Governing Body regarding a complaint please use the above email address.