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25/01/22

One of our Mandarin teachers from has written a guest blog for Residential Life on Chinese traditions and spring festival https://t.co/OgkIoLXyDZ

25/01/22

As an all through Academy, Chobham ensures that there is curriculum continuity between Reception and Year 13. Yesterday, we had our all-through curriculum meeting with primary and secondary subject leads to help us gain a better understanding of what each phase does. https://t.co/YW4nAN8w8r

24/01/22

Retweetd From HeadStart Newham

Are you a parent/carer looking for some extra support and tips? Look no further! are hosting a number of Peer Parenting courses in the Spring Term 2022. For more details and to join, click here: https://t.co/apYrF2FN29 https://t.co/N9C2sNGAa1

24/01/22

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Our advice on how to cope if you have a panic attack. https://t.co/Jieri9M3pI

20/01/22

Today the Year 9 preferences information for parents/carers and students launches on our website https://t.co/hhSlgViGrO and on our YouTube Channel https://t.co/qkoHt8NRub. Year 9 will be learning more in tutor time next week.

20/01/22

How many do you do on a regular basis? Drinking water and physical activity are the easiest to achieve https://t.co/7hH72DTAhl

18/01/22

Our PGCE trainees delivered some amazing presentations as part of their School Based Study. The trainees had to identify a topic or question which arises in school and present their findings to the leadership team. https://t.co/nQX6YRj2AV

14/01/22

Jumma Mubarak 🤲❤️ https://t.co/1GdeKKrvb9

14/01/22

Retweetd From Jamie's Farm

Stunning photos of a great week together https://t.co/Ikhafap4sP

13/01/22

Our students are enjoying their last full day at Jamie’s farm https://t.co/06uT6NtPEV

13/01/22

Retweetd From Paddington

It's nice to say something kind to a friend, or a stranger. It makes the day better.

13/01/22

Yesterday was another great day on the farm for our Year 10s https://t.co/jhfX2D07G5

13/01/22

How good are you at being patient with yourselves and one another? we value the importance of patience as a key interpersonal skill

12/01/22

Our Lead Practitioner Shalee Begum, delivers a great session this morning to our School Direct trainees on engaging starters https://t.co/JjmNwaUHEq

11/01/22

We have had a great day at Jamie’s farm. https://t.co/TDbSlCWCFC

11/01/22

Our Year 10s who are spending the week are currently in the middle of making breakfast and feeding the animals. https://t.co/vv3ubIz754

10/01/22

Retweetd From Action for Happiness

Even when facing difficult times, we can still take positive steps forward and find reasons to be hopeful 🌈 Join us for and enjoy daily actions to boost your wellbeing and bring happiness to others. Let’s get 2022 off to a better start ☀️ https://t.co/N9nENwczqv https://t.co/Kyh3muF7kD

10/01/22

Retweetd From Place2Be

It's a new year, and we're counting down to (7-13 February)! 📅 Join schools, organisations and families across the UK as we consider how we are all Growing Together. Find out more 👉 https://t.co/adzlaeZtbz https://t.co/RDDQZnh48I

03/01/22

Following the update to the COVID regulations from the Government today we are now required to test all eligible secondary students before they return to the classroom, therefore we have had to amend our return dates to school. All details have been e-mailed to parents/carers.

20/12/21

This blog post by is a great preview of next half term's teaching and learning strategy: https://t.co/MTLqrB2O3u

Harris Academies
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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 Edward Falzon who can be contacted via the Clerk.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body, Mr Edward Falzon, 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 October 2021 can be found below -

Role

Name

Start Date

Resignation Date (if applicable)

Term of Office

Pecuniary Interests

Chairman

Mr Edward Falzon

30/09/21

 

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

 

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

Resigned Governors

Mr Jamie Hewitt

01/04/21

29/09/21

4 Years

None

 

Mr Luke Fitzgerald

01/04/21 03/12/21 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 Edward Falzon, the Chair of Governors, please email the Academy at ClerkToGovernors@chobhamacademy.org.uk, with subject “FAO Mr Edward Falzon”.

 


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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