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19/04/18

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We're having a fabulous afternoon at - what brilliant explorers you have! 🎒🗺

19/04/18

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Our secondary trainees are loving reading with Year 4 Today's experience is so important to better understand successful from to school for our trainee teachers. https://t.co/4TpaLrfIYl

16/04/18

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Today parents will find out what primary school their child will attend in September. Last year, 90% of parents got their first place, with 97.2% getting one of their top three choices - read all about it on our blog https://t.co/Yd6ehi7kiR https://t.co/Z1Ee1p2hct

16/04/18

** Today is offer day for Reception 2018! Letters will be posted to applicants who applied using a paper application form. Parents who applied online will be able to view the outcome of their application form this evening around 5pm. **

15/04/18

We look forward to welcoming back all of our students tomorrow morning. We hope you had a lovely Easter break and that you are ready for another term of fun learning. https://t.co/HySG8APutO

10/04/18

Half term football fun at HPAM ⚽️ https://t.co/4VWrLo8u9e

29/03/18

Someone special is hopping around the academy today delivering yummy Easter treats for our children 🍫🐰 https://t.co/uymGykcAiI

29/03/18

Some great art work produced by our students in their spare time. https://t.co/LTvBS7eNvH

29/03/18

Good morning, don’t forget to wear your onesie or pyjamas to school today!

28/03/18

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Thank you to everyone! Along with our Onesie day, class information assemblies and speech and language sessions with parents. We've really raised awareness within our school :) https://t.co/LBqrXcblaq

28/03/18

We would like to say a massive thank you to all the parents who came to our ASD Awareness Week Coffee morning with our Educational Psychologist. https://t.co/VwmTz4M7r6

23/03/18

We are blown away by one of our Y5 students this morning! What an amazing homework project. 🌍 https://t.co/0iLWTpinCJ

16/03/18

What a great way to start the day 📚 https://t.co/fikfwA2QTv

16/03/18

Some gorgeous photographs of our family Friday reading morning. https://t.co/4sAedUpTX3

14/03/18

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EYFS Class Teacher required at https://t.co/DcmBrLvF4O

14/03/18

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We're looking for teachers from to ! Find out more and apply: https://t.co/I24ruzf2WF https://t.co/vHlAosxHoA

13/03/18

A fantastic Y3 trip to Buster Ancient Farm last Friday to tie in with our Celts and Romans topic. https://t.co/Si1dIidnHM

13/03/18

Just a reminder that there will be a Year 6 SATs parents’ meeting at 5pm today in the main school hall. We look forward to seeing lots of you there! https://t.co/5SGiTppeW6

05/03/18

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We're looking for teachers from to ! Find out more and apply: https://t.co/Q8KVnvJR5R https://t.co/QXJluqGJiA

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.'

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 Chris Wales

The Governor responsible for Safeguarding is Mr Chris Wales

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Mrs Charlotte Porter

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 info@harrisprimarymerton.org.uk

Name Date of Appointment

Date of resignation

Term of office Appointed as Business and pecuniary interests

Full Governors Meetings Attended

2015-2016

Full Governors Meetings Attended

2016-2017

Sir Dan Moynihan September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 2 0
Mr Keith Morley September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 3 2
Mrs Victoria Forbes September 2014   Ex-Officio Ex-Officio None 3 2
Mr Tony Bayon September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 3 1
Mr Barry Elliott September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 3 1
Mr Chris Wales January 2015   4 years Chair of Govenors None 3 2
Mr Edward Meinert September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 3 0
Mr Aaron King February 2016   4 years Sponsor Governor None 1 0
Ms Sabeena Hasan September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 3 1
Mr Seymour McCloud September 2014   4 years Sponsor Governor None 1 1
Mrs Janette Clarke December 2016   4 years Staff Governor None n/a 2
Ms Rachel Bowern October 2017   4 years Ex-Officio None n/a 1

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


 

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