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29/06/22

visited the Academy today and provided an opportunity for our students to develop some key skills https://t.co/uZDqQ70SZ5

29/06/22

inspired the next generation of entrepreneurs via a challenge https://t.co/vOSI7WRyrg

29/06/22

The annual academy performance is back with critical acclaim…Mr Mirza's... ‘A beautifully produced, exceptionally choreographed, and exquisitely performed take on a crowd favourite.’ 'Olivia!' is a must see! £5 tickets on the door. Get here early so as not to be disappointed 🤩

28/06/22

An useful articles shared from one of our trainees ' 5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers'. These tips were trailed, tested and proved to be very effective! https://t.co/jAfTc2B2Xh

25/06/22

Retweetd From Malcolm Drakes

Amazing finale to our conference with a performance from our pupils https://t.co/L9UmouHZFf

24/06/22

Our Prefects were tasked with awarding praise cards during our year 6 transition day- using praise to raise confidence https://t.co/SXbmJxVWmQ

24/06/22

What system do you follow when planning a new scheme of work? Our middle leaders discussed the key active ingredients and which comes first https://t.co/jTrLl42jJs

21/06/22

Our Lead Teacher for EAL led a great CPD session on the importance of seeing EAL learners and how we reflect on the challenges they face on a daily basis. Our trainees also looked at the impact of translating to home languages and modelling language. https://t.co/CDmhOCOdrt

20/06/22

Any specific concerns please contact the relevant Head of Year.

20/06/22

We will continue to provide face-to-face learning as we have done during previous strikes. We expect students to do their best to get to school in a timely manner, the vast majority of our students live within a mile of the academy.

17/06/22

Retweetd From UCL Computer Science

We are so pleased that was recognised for her dedication to at this week's . Read our full report on Meena's work with students: https://t.co/fdg8hHigDp https://t.co/GUFzqHzlGJ

14/06/22

Based on his research from Matt Bromley's 'five ways of making teacher explanations work', Mr Bale delivered a CPD on 'explaining & modelling'. He provided our trainees with some tangible strategies they could use in their practice so that all students could access the learning. https://t.co/5ZYoNCF94t

10/06/22

As an all-through school our curriculum is planned from Early Years through to Post-16. Our primary and secondary subject leads meet regularly to discuss curriculum and progression. This morning our maths leads met and discussed their curriculum. ⁦https://t.co/W6vZyou3Gr

09/06/22

Yesterday and today Year 10 students carried out fieldwork at Walton-on-the-Naze for https://t.co/ywJOSaG42R

07/06/22

Retweetd From School-Led Network

🔦 SPOTLIGHT ON FACILITATORS 🔦 Meet Graeme Eyre - our School-Led Facilitator with ! 😀 Find out more about Graeme & what makes him proud to be a Facilitator here: 🖱️ https://t.co/SkNwZo0GJy | | https://t.co/P1RmhW0QNC

07/06/22

Our Lead Practitioner Jennie Stephens led an amazing, interactive session on the use of praise as a behaviour management tool. The aim of this session was to highlight the use of effective praise, the most powerful forms and how this can promote a growth mindset. https://t.co/lFie78lgAg

06/06/22

For today's Monday we are looking at the importance of empathy using 's video of 's brilliant talk: https://t.co/DYIFiUWmc6

01/06/22

Retweetd From Holocaust Education

We are delighted to announce we have reached 200+ & alumni in England, with 23 schools successful in their 2022-23 cohort applications. Congratulations! This is an highly successful, over-subscribed programme & we could not take all quality schools who applied. RT https://t.co/5qC37y9tdT

30/05/22

Retweetd From Alice Conibere

Aah, I just saw this! It was such a great day, and that art room was amazing. None of the fusty dustiness I associate with art blocks from my school days;) Looking forward to exhibition set-up tomorrow with https://t.co/8tfWrilDBb

27/05/22

Retweetd From National Institute of Teaching

NEWS! 🚨 Delighted to announce the School-Led Development Trust has today been appointed by to lead the new National Institute of Teaching - England’s flagship teacher & leader development & research provider. We can’t wait to get started! https://t.co/cLGZxaSzu5

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

Teach First Employee

 

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

Trustee - Switchback

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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