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22/08/19

Chobham Academy is buzzing this morning with our AMAZING GCSE results. 104 grade 9s were achieved across the academy and students are rushing to enrol in  our sixth form. https://t.co/lnbYrHEoK8

22/08/19

Michael Whitworth, Principal, congratulates Joseph one of his GCSE History students on a good set of results. https://t.co/GX3n9t7oxJ

22/08/19

Idris achieved an amazing six grade 9s. He achieved 9s in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Physics and Religious Studies. Congratulations Idris! https://t.co/rqDjgBja3M

22/08/19

Abdullah Abid is celebrating his three Grade 9s and Six Grade 8s with Ms. Cartlidge https://t.co/n0P9pyOFhf

22/08/19

Zubayda achieved 10 Grade 9s, testament to her hard work! Well done Zubayda! https://t.co/rlEVf9PvuJ

19/07/19

Retweetd From Anna-Devi Nagtalon

My young people are so talented!!! Every so often they gift me with beautiful things like this! My YP said 'Miss! I drew you!' 😍 Isn't it amazing?! https://t.co/dt6kpVl6pf

19/07/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The winners of the 2019 sports day are ... 🔴 RAMANUJAN HOUSE 🔴 !!!!! Well done Mr Pope and all the staff and students associated with Ramanujan house. 👏🎉 https://t.co/24TYJYTIuP

19/07/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The rain is not stopping sports day 2019 as every student is taking part in a packed day of sporting activity. What house will take home the Chobham academy sports day shield? Will Adichie defend their title? https://t.co/Mhvq4L7zA9

18/07/19

More Activities Day fun! https://t.co/b45yOQLM4u

18/07/19

Retweetd From Chobham Academy

Mr Samolis’s form with the luxury of a carriage to themselves enjoy reading on the train https://t.co/lh2D2D2l5k

18/07/19

Pupils were highly motivated to collect as much litter as possible. They were rewarded with ice cream for their hard work! https://t.co/bCXYkEDLUs

18/07/19

Chobham Academy pupils completing a highly rewarding Plastic Patrol to better understand our impact on the environment. https://t.co/kg1UwbIeUP

17/07/19

Students having a great time at the IWM! https://t.co/lkphPg07JK

17/07/19

Students enjoying The Clink Prison - Sean said that knowing how people were punished at that time made him more aware of the changes in humanitarian rights https://t.co/a84hUmDFx9

17/07/19

Stopping by the Extinction Rebellion protests en route to the Imperial War Museum https://t.co/NAZVZDrAUp

17/07/19

Bumping into Year 12 students (plus Junior) exploring the Japanese gardens https://t.co/H9nEZJUSHi

17/07/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Ramble and a spot of lunch https://t.co/YpVvSH20sO

17/07/19

Retweetd From National Trust

The perfect day :)

17/07/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Up close with the locals https://t.co/B8r92XXHKc

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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 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

Appointment Date

Resignation Date (if Applicable)

Position

Pecuniary Interests

Total Meetings attended in 2017/18

Total Meetings attended in 2018/19

Ms

Claire

Pettett

23/05/2019

 

Chair of Governors

 

N/A

N/A

Mr

Alan

Bates

01/10/2013

23/05/2019

Chair of Governors

Lend Lease – Director of Company

7

3

Ms

Carolyn

English

01/10/2013

 

Sponsor Governor, Acting Chair of Finance and General Purpose

none

4

2

Mr

Duncan

Cowan Gray

01/01/2013

26/02/2019

Sponsor Governor

none

1

0

Rev

Jeremy

Fraser

01/04/2013

 

Sponsor Governor

Church of England  - Religion – PR director of relief  

4

2

Sir

Daniel

Moynihan

01/09/2013

 

Chief Executive

none

2

0

Miss

Rosie

Hardie

01/09/2013

 

Teaching Staff Governor

none

4

2

Mr

Osas

Obasohan

01/09/2015

 

Sponsor Governor

none

0

0

Mr

Jeremy

Lemer

20/04/2016

 

Sponsor Governor

none

4

0

Mr

David John

Brockbank

01/09/2017

 

Sponsor Governor

none

5

3

Ms

Karen

White

08/08/2017

 

Governor

Catalyx – Husband owns and runs

3

0

Mr

Alan

Buxton

03/06/2017

 

Governor

none

6

1

Mr

Burphy

Zumu

22/06/2017

 

Governor

none

4

1

Ms

Angela

Forbes

01/09/2017

 

Governor

none

4

N/A

Mr.

Michael

Whitworth

01/09/2017

 

Principal

none

8

3

Mr.

Matteo

Lorenzi

01/01/2017

 

Teaching Staff Governor

none

4

2

Ms

Karen

Asker

01/12/2013

13/12/2017

Parent Governor 

none

1

N/A

Ms

Georgia

Machray

24/06/2018

24/06/2018

Parent Governor 

none

2

N/A

Miss

Kamella

Dorsett

20/02/2018

 

Parent Governor

none

2

2

Miss

Kirsty

Jessup

01/01/2018

 

Clerk

none

5

3

Miss

Tessa Alexandra

Livock

08/11/2018

 

Governor

none

N/A

1

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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