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25/09/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Close to 200 students at extra curricular clubs tonight. + rugby Academy https://t.co/Ybob6QT6mx

25/09/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

23/09/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

The year 11 football team continue their fine form with a 2-1 win against Tenisons tonight. #3/3 https://t.co/rcXRgYta9W

21/09/17

Our Extra Curricular Activities Time Table for 2017-2018 is now available https://t.co/EERuOT1U1M

20/09/17

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Another Big performance from Rugby Academy today in a terrific performance to defeat Darrick Wood 47-7 today. 👏🏻

20/09/17

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Powerful running from Jerrie today. https://t.co/DqG743Vol8

20/09/17

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Rugby Academy put in terrific performance to defeat Darrick Wood 47-7 today. Well done boys. https://t.co/TwYNArxBE9

20/09/17

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So exciting to be preparing for our & leader graduation celebration tonight! https://t.co/38YHVam5Nj

18/09/17

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in all its glory at the open evening tonight https://t.co/iyU0k7udHM

18/09/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwwS29

16/09/17

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Very promising performance from the Yr7 football team in their first game. Thanks to for hosting. https://t.co/mmTVMnWC3q

15/09/17

HCACP Open Evening for prospective new Year 7 parents is on Monday 18th Sept 2017 5pm-8pm. More details at https://t.co/71vLkJILAt https://t.co/cWHvVLf40F

14/09/17

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Yr11 football team make it 2 wins from 2 games with a 4-1 victory today. MoM Kevin https://t.co/aSEIagR1vn

14/09/17

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Our trainees are really getting to grips with working safely in the workshop! https://t.co/Vg7Afnf02M

14/09/17

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Rugby Academy heading into 2nd round of the NatWest cup, well done lads first game, first win. https://t.co/tC1QRHRjBA

13/09/17

HCACP Open Evening for prospective new Year 7 parents is on Monday 18th Sept 2017 5pm-8pm. More details at https://t.co/71vLkJILAt https://t.co/rrM0jj8O0H

12/09/17

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Yr11 football get their season underway with a 4-2 victory against Thomas More today. https://t.co/GLduIpT9bi

12/09/17

Retweetd From Harris Fed TSA

Returning to teaching as a non-specialist MFL, Maths or Physics teacher? Apply for the TSST programme today ! https://t.co/xSVyMRiD6l https://t.co/Bzivg8FSLg

11/09/17

HCACP Open Evening for prospective new Year 7 parents is on Monday 18th Sept 2017 5pm-8pm. More details at https://t.co/71vLkJILAt https://t.co/uduFG1aOau

11/09/17

Game 6th Form student attempts record for keeping 3 ballons in the air in todays assembly. Falls 4:30min short. https://t.co/iGu2A8ym8E

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

The Governing Body

The Role of Governor

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.

The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a 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 it’s set aims and objectives.

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.'

The Governors are committed to ensuring that children at the Academy achieve their potential and are well-equipped for life after school. We believe that every child can do well, and as staff work hard to make sure this happens, we expect our students to do the same.

The Governors’ primary role is to support the Principal and staff; to work with the Executive team to agree the short and long term strategy for the Academy; to assist in ensuring they have the necessary resources and review the progress of the Academy towards achieving its aim.

The Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. Ultimate responsibility for the Academy rests with the Board of Trustees of the Federation (Federation governance details and scheme of delegation can be found here) but much of the work of the Board is delegated to the Local Governing Body (the Governors of the Academy). Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the Governors at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace are shown below.

Academy Governors 2016-17

 

Name

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Appointed as

Business and
Pecuniary Interests

Meetings attended 2016-17

Ms Angela Kail

01/09/2014

4 Years

Chair of Governors; Chair of F&GP Committee

Employee: New Philanthropy Trust

MB 20/10/16

F&GP 17/11/16

MB 15/12/16

F&GP 09/03/17

MB 16/03/17

F&GP 15/06/17

MB 29/06/17

 

Mr Michael Doiley

 30/11/2016 4 Years  Parent Governor None MB 16/03/17

Mr Peter Harris

01/09/2007

4 Years

Sponsor Governor; Chair of Student Behaviour and Discipline Panel, Behaviour link, Equalities link

None

MB 20/10/16

MB 15/12/16

MB 16/03/17

MB 29/06/17

Ms Katherine Cumberbatch

01/07/2015

Ex-officio

Principal

None

MB 20/10/16

F&GP 17/11/16

MB 15/12/16

F&GP 09/03/17

MB 16/03/17

F&GP 15/06/17

MB 29/06/17

Sir Daniel Moynihan

01/09/2007

4 Years

Sponsor Governor

CEO of Harris Federation

 

Vacancy

   

Staff Governor

 

 

Ms Margaret Peacock

15/06/2016

1Year

Sponsor Governor, Achievement, Disciplinary Panel

None

MB 20/10/16

MB 15/12/16

MB 16/03/17

Mr Aaron King

01/12/2013

4 Years

Sponsor Governor; SEND, Safeguarding and Arts Faculty link

None

MB 15/12/16

MB 16/03/17

MB 29/06/17

Mr David Craig

01/11/2016  

Sponsor Governor, F & GP committee, Maths and Commerce Faculty Link

None

F&GP 09/03/17

MB 16/03/16

F&GP 15/06/17

MB 29/06/17

Mr Ryan Kohli

01/12/2013

4 Years

Sponsor Governor, Communications Faculty link

Attorney Generals Panel Counsels

MB 20/10/16

MB 15/12/16

MB 16/03/17

MB 29/06/17

Miss Danielle Mason

 

01/11/2016   Sponsor Governor, F&GP Committee; Teaching and Learning Link TBC

MB 16/03/17

F&GP 15/06/17

MB 29/06/17

 

Meeting Schedule 2017-2018

 

Date

Meeting

Thursday 19th October 2017

Main Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday 16th November 2017

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

Thursday 14th December 2017

Main Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday 8th March 2018

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

Thursday 15th March 2018

Main Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday 14th June 2018

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

Thursday 28th June 2018                     Main Board of Governors Meeting

 

Governor Resignations 2017-18

Mr Tony Bayon – Sponsor Governor

Ms Caroline Chandy- Sponsor Governor

Mr Ziaur Rahman – Staff Governor


The Full Governing Body meets formally four times a year. The three Academy Vice Principals together with a representative from the DfE are also invited to attend the meetings. On occasions the Head Girl and Boy together with their Deputies are also invited to attend as observers and to deliver presentations and findings.

The Finance & General Purposes Committee meets five times a year and comprises:

Angela Kail - Chair of Governors and Chair of Finance and General Purposes Committee

Katherine Cumberbatch - Principal

David Craig- Finance & General Purposes Committee

Danielle Mason - Finance & General Purposes Committee


Attending from the Federation Finance Team the reports are presented by:

Mike Antoniou - Director of Finance (Harris Federation)
Alberta Edland – Senior Business Manager for HCACP (Harris Federation)

Nanda Bahadoor - Business Manager for HCACP (Harris Federation)

All Governors regularly visit the Academy to meet with their attached Faculties and staff and students, attend events, assemblies and lessons and report back at Governing Body meetings. They also attend relevant training and update sessions during the course of the year.

The Chair of the Governors can be contacted via the Clerk to the Governors, Jennifer Fielder, FielderJ@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk