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19/01/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

“Your feelings are valid” “You’re not alone” “You can get through this” “You matter” “I care for you” Saying these words to someone struggling can really help. Most of the time you don't need to have all the answers. Simply being there can be enough.

19/01/21

Retweetd From YoungMinds

Services that can help you get through lockdown if you need support. https://t.co/xGn4FjlEHM

18/01/21

It is imperative that this is done before 8.30am stating: · your child’s full name · child’s tutor group · reason for absence

18/01/21

Attendance - Reporting student illness If your son/daughter is unable to take part in home learning and virtual lessons due to sickness or for medical reasons then you must contact the attendance team using the email: attendance.org.uk

18/01/21

Thought for the week: 'Your silence gives consent' (Plato)

18/01/21

Wellbeing Tip - 2020 was the year of the ✨Daily Walk✨ but 2021 is the year of the ☁️Wellness Walk☁️ Some great tips from on wellness walking. https://t.co/ErMZXsLS2Z

15/01/21

Retweetd From Harris Primary Academy Purley Way

We are pleased to share our roof terrace transformation to a roof top garden! 🌸🌼🌺🌿 Thank you to for their hard work. We can’t wait to get planting and to have the children using it every day. https://t.co/LfvQIEcNXk

15/01/21

Exciting vitrutal History lessons at Chobham this week! Ranging from the Jim Crow Laws with Year 8 to Indian independence with Year 12. Year 10 have learnt about historical interpretations of Nazi Germany using illusions! https://t.co/fStPJdzsT3

15/01/21

Retweetd From Children's Society

. has proudly signed this letter as we join and 40+ NGOs calling on the Govt to urgently review the Free School Meal policy to reform the system for the longer term. https://t.co/z4pB82P1Th

14/01/21

Check out our latest blog post on anti-racist literature by , , and on https://t.co/I8vISKKvHv

14/01/21

Retweetd From Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We've added even more activities to our website to help keep the kids entertained at home during the lockdown! 👏 Don't forget to share a picture of their masterpiece – we love seeing them 👌 Find out more ➡️ https://t.co/BhfFRMYFgt https://t.co/cRl75ohKti

14/01/21

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

We’re taking it back to 2018. We have some young looking year 10 & 11 students competing at Harris Academy Sports day. Omari took Gold in the U12 100m. Elgun, Chris, Shamari & Omari took Silver in the U12 4 x 100m relay. Nathan took silver in the U13 800m. https://t.co/NbZn6TcuZJ

14/01/21

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Mr Weston’s year 10 GCSE PE class have been demonstrating how virtual learning can be fun and also productive. The class were put into 4 ‘break out rooms’ with 4 different scenarios on the impact and risks of using Performance-Enhancing Drugs. https://t.co/0zjacVPJVw

13/01/21

Retweetd From Marcus Rashford MBE

Just had a good conversation with the Prime Minister. He has assured me that he is committed to correcting the issue with the food hampers and that a full review of the supply chain is taking place. He agrees that images of hampers being shared on Twitter are unacceptable.

13/01/21

Retweetd From HeadStart Newham

During the current pandemic we have all had to adapt to a lot of change that can disrupt our sleep pattern. Here are some top tips for a good night's sleep. Check out https://t.co/Glmu9Z9RRg for more tools to promote positive well-being and resilience at home. https://t.co/dZykTUOTsM

13/01/21

Retweetd From Children's Society

Everyone needs meaningful contact with others to feel safe, loved and cared for. When you don’t have this, it is normal to feel lonely. But there are things you can do to feel better. Here are some tips on dealing with and overcoming loneliness💚 https://t.co/ri75r8ppCl

13/01/21

Retweetd From Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It's vital to keep at least 2m apart from anyone outside your household or support bubble. Thank you for helping us keep the Park as safe as possible. https://t.co/n7OUfW6XH9

13/01/21

Retweetd From GOV.UK

The new variant of Covid-19 is spreading fast. Act Like you’ve got it. Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives.

13/01/21

WELLBEING TIP: Are you experiencing difficult emotions at the moment? Education Support tips can help support you https://t.co/bSFbGwmKUM https://t.co/CcXwe1NNUa

13/01/21

have published some key tips to support students in getting enough sleep https://t.co/izLeiUvELT

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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 and Lend Lease.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body at Chobham Academy is Ms. Claire Pettett who can be contacted via the Clerk.

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

The acting Chair of the Finance and General Purpose meeting is Ms Carolyn English, she can be contacted via the Clerk or 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 Jeremy Fraser who can be contacted via the Clerk.

A full list of Governors and their attendance record for 2020/21 can be found below -

Title

First Name

Last Name

Appointment Date

Resignation Date (if Applicable)

Position

Pecuniary Interests

Total Meetings attended in 2019/20

Ms

Claire

Pettett

23/05/2019

24/11/2020

Chair of Governors

none

0

Ms

Carolyn

English

01/10/2013

 

Sponsor Governor, Acting Chair of Finance and General Purpose

none

2

Rev

Jeremy

Fraser

01/04/2013

 

Sponsor Governor

Church of England  - Religion – PR director of relief  

1

Sir

Daniel

Moynihan

01/09/2013

 

Chief Executive

none

0

Miss

Rosie

Hardie

01/09/2013

03/09/2020

Teaching Staff Governor

none

1

Mr

Jeremy

Lemer

20/04/2016

06/03/2020

Sponsor Governor

none

0

Mr

David John

Brockbank

01/09/2017

20/11/2020

Sponsor Governor

none

2

Mr

Alan

Buxton

03/06/2017

 

Governor

none

0

Mr

Burphy

Zumu

22/06/2017

 

Governor

none

1

Ms

Angela

Forbes

01/09/2017

 

Governor

none

0

Mr.

Michael

Whitworth

01/09/2017

 

Principal

none

2

Mr.

Matteo

Lorenzi

01/01/2017

 

Support Staff Governor

none

1

Miss

Kamella

Dorsett

20/02/2018

 

Parent Governor

none

1

Miss

Tessa Alexandra

Livock

08/11/2018

 

Parent Governor

none

2

Miss

Orli

Collins

01/09/19

 

Clerk

none

2

Ms

Sara

Cheche

24/11/2020

 

Sponsor Governor

none

N/A

Mr

Jamie

Hewitt

24/11/2020

 

Chair of Governors

none

N/A

Mr

Luke

Fitzgerald

24/11/2020

 

Sponsor Governor

none

N/A

Mr

Ian

Warrington

24/11/2020

 

Sponsor Governor

none

N/A

Mr  Gavroche  Gergaud  23/11/2020   Teaching Staff Governor 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 Alan Bates, the Chair of Governors, please email the Academy at ClerkToGovernors@chobhamacademy.org.uk, with subject “FAO Mr Alan Bates”.

 


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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