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18/10/17

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Yr9 football team make it 3 wins in 3 days with a 5-0 win against Shirley. . https://t.co/unkO8TG4Qx

18/10/17

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New for 2018 Girls Rugby Academy at https://t.co/sczg16Yi6t

18/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place tomorrow 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/0wDMaMorra

17/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place this Thurs 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/dTnLCqe4a1

16/10/17

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Yr10 football team suffer a narrow 1-0 defeat against this afternoon. https://t.co/T0HP45fEte

16/10/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Yr8 girls rugby put in a great effort in their first game against our friends from https://t.co/PiXiRepZUl

16/10/17

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Which personality type are you? Our delegates are discovering how this influences their leadership. https://t.co/aHyzJ8OZzA

16/10/17

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Excellent opening session on "Leading Yourself" from Natasha Evans for the Step Up Programme https://t.co/wg6RGfbs47

16/10/17

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The Yr7 football team get their first win of the season in an epic battle against . https://t.co/XxU54MBgZt

16/10/17

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The Yr9 football team were convincing 6-0 winners against in the cup this afternoon. https://t.co/yiZp4rtnWZ

16/10/17

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A very warm welcome to our Step-Up delegates ! Starting their journeys to with this fantastic . https://t.co/zpLVAJEBMB

16/10/17

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

16/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/oSk4JVh6nZ

13/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/LjSVa9NYm8

13/10/17

PGL coaches are stuck in traffic, we are about 10 minutes away! Please collect students from the front of the school.

13/10/17

PGL coaches should be back at 3.25 if the traffic remains clear!

13/10/17

3.20 or just after, depending on traffic!

13/10/17

We have left PGL! We should be back around 3.20!

13/10/17

Final activity on PGL- archery!! https://t.co/U1KP5vBd2E

13/10/17

Well done Weronika for conquering Jacob’s Ladder!! https://t.co/QHFd8FCXM1

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

Ms Carolyn English 01/09/2017   Sponsor Governor Director of Secondary Education at Harris Federation  

 

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, Tammy Kiernan, KiernanT@harriscrystalpalace.org.uk