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29/07/21

Retweetd From BBC Sport

"You can do anything you want to do. Trying and failing is no problem as long as you try" Helen Glover ❤️ https://t.co/kRBjY6uBwX https://t.co/CWRGQpqOsS

25/07/21

Retweetd From Gates Foundation

Women demonstrate their leadership abilities every day. Why are they still left out of leadership positions?

25/07/21

Retweetd From 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐝 𝐉𝐨𝐡𝐧𝐬𝐨𝐧

Admin, when you observe a teacher, especially informally, don’t feel you have to critique EVERY time. Too often teachers are told, "you did great BUT", instead, " Leave the BUTS behind”. Let them know what they did well & move on. Leave them feeling validated & appreciated!

25/07/21

Retweetd From Newham London 💙

We are aware of reports of flooding at a number of locations around Newham. If you are experiencing issues with localised flooding, please call 020 8430 2000. If you wish to protect your home with sandbags, you can phone the Environment Agency’s Floodline on 0345 988 1188.

24/07/21

Congratulations to Ms. Chalkley, Ms. Njuguna, Ms. Ellis, Mr. Samolis, Ms. Begum and Mr. Mohammed to passed their lead practitioner accreditation. Well done for your hard work.

23/07/21

The Behaviour for Learning Team have been listening to the , have you? What are your takeaways? Favourite interview? https://t.co/nXTlhNZ6gF

21/07/21

a huge thank you to the for their generous donation. The furniture has already been put to good use! https://t.co/bgq7GX4Kfp

21/07/21

Wishing all of our students and staff a wonderful last day of term and a great, well deserved summer holiday!

20/07/21

Our virtual Art Show! https://t.co/LTqwoq7Hv8

19/07/21

On this blessed occasion of Eid, wishing you and your family joy, happiness, peace and prosperity - Eid Mubarak all. Ms Abbasi

19/07/21

Celebrations will be this week for our staff and students - Eid-ul-Adha is a commemoration of sacrifice and marks the end of Hajj , the annual pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca). https://t.co/bebKCXyviR

19/07/21

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

As a part of NCS, our year 12 duel career pathway students were involved in promoting girls football. If you’re interested, please get involved as the tournaments ran with major success!! https://t.co/5QmZMSJhPp

16/07/21

Well done to Year 9 Geographers who have been completing fieldwork around the school looking at Stratford's regeneration. https://t.co/Jab8YlhHUq

15/07/21

Mr Fujah working with our students to develop their skills of resilience and self discipline. Key skills for their next steps, support with managing workload and pressure in the year ahead. https://t.co/1rqLfxfamc

15/07/21

Natural hair week! https://t.co/9rIjwLDdEi

15/07/21

Once again the community has found a creative way to raise £50.07 for the house . **Well done to in coming 1st place for the 5p Challenge 2021 **

15/07/21

'Make it your conscious responsibility and priority to ensure that as the next generation, you support with shaping this country towards one that represents diversity and fairness for all that live in it' Ms Kibela-Purnell

15/07/21

Well done to the Year 10 Geography students who worked hard on their trip to Walton on the Naze this week! https://t.co/U3L3YXMlHp

15/07/21

Lovely to see such a variety of different cultural dress from our staff and students as part of our second dress https://t.co/x6jL7X732p

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Governance & Scheme of Delegation (Academies)

Across England, there are over 300,000 school/academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.

Members of Chobham Academy’s 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. A separate Finance and General Purposes committee meets termly, reporting to the Full Governing Body, its role is to ensure financial compliance and good value for money as well as keep an oversight of buildings and human resources. 
  • 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’.

We're fortunate to have an active Governing Body, who take a strategic role in ensuring the Academy provides the best possible provision for our learners.

The Governing Body of Chobham Academy

Chobham Academy is operated by the Harris Federation, a charity with a long and outstanding track record in education, on behalf of the Chobahm Academy trust (see below).  You can click here to read more about the Harris Federation.Click here to view the Harris Federation Governance and Scheme of Delegation.

Chobham Academy is accountable to the Academy Governing Body and is independent from the Local Authority. The Governing Body is responsible for the setting, and subsequent monitoring of targets to be achieved over time.

The Academy Governing Body includes representation from staff and parents, as well as our Sponsor Governors, representing the Harris Federation.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body at Chobham Academy is Mr Jamie Hewitt who can be contacted via the Clerk.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body, Mr Jamie Hewitt, can also be contacted via the Academy's postal address - Chobham Academy, 40 Cheering Lane, Newham, London, E20 1BD.

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Ms Orli Collins who can be contacted on 0203 747 6060.

The Link Governor for Safeguarding is Rev Saffron Ryan who can be contacted via the Clerk.

A full list of Governors as of 1st April 2021 can be found below -

Role

Name

Start Date

Resignation Date (if applicable)

Term of Office

Pecuniary Interests

Chairman

Mr Jamie Hewitt

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

Executive Principal

Mr Michael Whitworth

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

Sponsor Governors

Ms Gillian Budd

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Ms Sara Cheche

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Ms Carolyn English (Director of Secondary Education)

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Mr Christopher Everitt

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Mr Luke Fitzgerald

01/04/21

 

4 Years

Volunteer - Connect Hackney 

 

Ms Alice Hodgson (Primary Head of School)

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Sir Daniel Moynihan (CEO of Harris Federation)

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Ms Saffron Ryan

01/04/21

 

4 Years

Church of England - Vicar

 

Mr Ian Warrington

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Mr Burphy Zumu

01/06/21

 

4 Years

None

Staff Governors

Ms Shabana Chaudry

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

 

Mr Gavroche Gergaud

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

Parent Governors

Ms Tessa Livock

08/11/18

 

4 Years

None

 

Ms Kamella Dorsett

20/02/18

 

4 Years

None

Clerk

Ms Orli Collins

01/04/21

 

4 Years

None

Lord Harris of Peckham (Lead Sponsor for Harris Federation):



"I believe that a good education is the most important start in life we can give young people and our intention is that when all students leave, they will be well prepared to succeed in the world – in whatever walk of life they choose."

Parent Governors are the main point of contact for parents and can be reached at ClerkToGovernors@chobhamacademy.org.uk, with subject “FAO Parent Governors”.

To contact Jamie Hewitt, the Chair of Governors, please email the Academy at ClerkToGovernors@chobhamacademy.org.uk, with subject “FAO Mr Jamie Hewitt”.

 


Chobham Academy sits outside the Harris Federation in terms of ultimate ownership and control and has its own Academy Trust (known as Chobham Academy Trust) registered at Companies House. The Governing Body act as the Directors of the Academy Trust, and the Academy Trust also has members whose role is to meet annually to adopt the accounts and receive an annual report before filing reports to Companies House. They also have the role of appointing Directors/Governors to the Governing Body and agreeing and adopting the business plan and budget of the Academy.

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