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15/02/19

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All-through primary phase staff are raring to go! Writing focused training with https://t.co/rEgNBVJl9a

15/02/19

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Another good day for the sports teams. As the year 10 boys football team won in a convincing 2-0 win over Bow School. While, the year 7 & 8 basketball team were narrowly defeated in their first basketball game of the year against . https://t.co/sKDLe23SNN

14/02/19

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yesterday’s beginner skiers learning the basics before the trip ⛷ https://t.co/EImtzXH9gY

14/02/19

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Our beginner skiers picked up skiing very quickly yesterday ! https://t.co/5Katd7Dic5

14/02/19

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Our & have time for discussion and reflection with around in the classroom and the links to . https://t.co/fux4W8r5tk

14/02/19

Hi, can you please let me know what lesson your child was let out late from and I will look in to this for you. Thanks

14/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

13/02/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Well done to the year 7 boys football team! The team were victorious in an emphatic 8-2 win against Eastlea Community School. Our joint MOM’s were Christian with his 4 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ & Vlad who was a rock in defence. Well done boys 👏⚽️ https://t.co/s8NPCvKqjI

12/02/19

Trip to Madrid/Valladolid- 7-11 July 2019. £569 all inclusive. Packed with fun! Register by February 27th. https://t.co/xlqLcbsmWD

12/02/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

This afternoon, the year 12 CTEC class delivered some excellent sports sessions to various year 7 & 8 students as part of their sports coaching unit. ⚽️🏀🏓 https://t.co/EbpQHZKllm

11/02/19

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

"...asking a Year 7 ‘What is English?’ the student said, ‘Analysing texts’ and when asked ‘Why?’ the reply came ‘To prepare for tests." Brilliant article from on the case for the authentic experience of English https://t.co/hVuuW4gJ5A

11/02/19

Retweetd From Get Living

As well as commissioning research into the changing attitudes towards work perks, we recently teamed up with in to produce a video and find out what the next generation of workers expect from their future employers: https://t.co/88i2zC81lT https://t.co/mxkkcDcrIV

08/02/19

Parents - Did you know poor attendance suggests to colleges and employers that these students are unreliable?

08/02/19

Parents - Did you know prolonged absence from school can lead to loneliness?

06/02/19

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Fixup at today Action Jackson's mission of the day Aim for excellence in your studies – Try your hardest 👌 Planning for the future!

06/02/19

London Lions and Chobham Academy Basketball Partnership 2019 https://t.co/TaF700d2zb

06/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

05/02/19

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Governance & Scheme of Delegation

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 Mr. Alan Bates who can be contacted via the Clerk.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body, Mr Alan Bates, 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 Kirsty Jessup 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 2017/18 can be found below -

Title

First Name

Last Name

Position

Full Governing Body 

5th  Oct 17

Finance and General Purpose                              28th Nov 17

Full Governing Body                           13th Dec 17

Finance and General Purpose                            8th Mar 18

Full Governing Body                      27th Apr 18

Finance and General Purpose 

25th May

Finance and General Purpose                20th  Jun

Full Governing  Body

13th  Jul 18

Total

Mr

Alan

Bates

Chair of Governors

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Y

7

Ms

Carolyn

English

Sponsor Governor, Acting Chair of Finance and General Purpose

N

Y

 

N

Y

Y

Y

N

N

4

Mr

Duncan

Cowan Gray

Sponsor Governor

Y

N/A

N

N/A

N

N/A

N/A

N

1

Rev

Jeremy

Fraser

Sponsor Governor

N

N/A

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

Y

4

Sir

Daniel

Moynihan

Chief Executive

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Y

2

Miss

Rosie

Hardie

Teaching Staff Governor

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

Y

4

Mr

Osas

Obasohan

Sponsor Governor

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

0

Mr

Jeremy

Lemer

Sponsor Governor

N

N

Y

Y

N

Y

Y

N

4

Mr

David John

Brockbank

Sponsor Governor

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

Y

5

Ms

Karen

White

Governor

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

N/A

3

Mr

Alan

Buxton

Governor

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Y

N

Y

6

Mr

Burphy

Zumu

Governor

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

N

4

Ms

Angela

Forbes

Governor

Y

N/A

N

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

N

4

Mr.

Michael

Whitworth

Principal

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

8

Mr.

Matteo

Lorenzi

Teaching Staff Governor

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

Y

4

Ms

Karen

Asker

Parent Governor - Resigned 13th December 17

Y

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

1

Ms

Georgia

Machray

Parent Governor  - Resigned 24th June 2018

Y

N/A

N

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

N/A

2

Miss

Kamella

Doresett

Parent Governor

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Y

N/A

N/A

Y

2

Miss

Kirsty

Jessup

Clerk

N/A

N/A

N/A

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

5


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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