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21/03/19

Retweetd From London Youth Games

⭐️🏉🏆 Congratulations to our medallists in the U13F Competition! 🥇, 🥈, 🥉Christs Church, Such an honour to have , England Rugby Player and World Cup medalist to present the medals 🏅🏅#ThisGirlCan https://t.co/WrWjkRHIH3

21/03/19

Retweetd From London Youth Games

⭐️🏉🏆 Congratulations to our medallists in the U15F Competition! 🥇, 🥈, 🥉, Such an honour to have , England Rugby Player and World Cup medalist to present the medals 🏅🏅#ThisGirlCan https://t.co/tdRLr7boso

21/03/19

Retweetd From Ayo (Pronounced 'Ah-Yoh') Awotona

Amazing day with students from 🔥🔥 https://t.co/Kfq0wPK7zi

21/03/19

Jahdiafolila relaunches our African drumming club with an amazing masterclass in Dejembi rhythm playing. https://t.co/KOACTVYipn

21/03/19

Welcome to ⁦⁩ working with year 11 and year 10 today and thank you to our parents/carers for coming along! https://t.co/yuJ9JaKKTi

21/03/19

Retweetd From Ayo (Pronounced 'Ah-Yoh') Awotona

I am excited to be here at to encourage some year 10’s and 11’s 😊💃🏾 https://t.co/XZeqp7HG7d

18/03/19

Some amazing cakes on sale today at the Great Harris Bake Off. Congratulations to Ms Koch winning with a very popular cake...so popular it had all gone by the time I arrived to take photos. https://t.co/5kv71cHgLY

18/03/19

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

18/03/19

HCACP students raised an amazing £289.38 for Comic Relief last Friday. Today we have the Great Harris Bake Off during breaktime. https://t.co/3ZJbMK7kh8

15/03/19

HCACP is gearing up for the amazing charity cake sale later today. https://t.co/PUvWLBvRjz

14/03/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

A hard fought win against Lanfranc today sees the Yr 7 basketball team qualify fo the play off finals next month. https://t.co/xR2xjAzQdZ

14/03/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

A narrow defeat for the U18 girls basketball team in their first fixture of the season. https://t.co/in1cerKlqG

14/03/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

The U12 handball team took part in their fixture of the season against Despite loosing 7-6 they showed fantastic teamwork throughout the game. https://t.co/zhiBJ9Dlf2

14/03/19

Making rectangular pies for Pi day is irrational...but they still taste great. https://t.co/w0pxZShIdU

14/03/19

Its the amazing HCACP science open evening tonight. An evening of whizz, bang, fizz and all round science magic. 5 to 7pm. https://t.co/naeXn5cbW9

12/03/19

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Another great team performance from the U14 basketball team v sport. . https://t.co/6jaa1ZVjIX

11/03/19

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

08/03/19

Retweetd From London Youth Games

Welcome to the London Youth Games Volleyball competition! Good luck today! 🏐🏆 ⭐️ 💪 👊🌈 https://t.co/AkKRUJI1oH

08/03/19

Retweetd From London Youth Games

Welcome to the London Youth Games Volleyball competition! Good luck today! 🏐🏆 https://t.co/R3QMFId78s

08/03/19

Next week is Science week at HCACP. Lots of amazing things going on including our incredible Science open evening Thursday 14th March 2019 5 to 7pm https://t.co/rmV3qG5KXK

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Governance & Scheme of Delegation

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 2017-18

 

Name

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Appointed as

Business and
Pecuniary Interests

Meetings attended 2017-18

Ms Angela Kail

01/09/2014

4 Years

Chair of Governors; Chair of F&GP Committee

Employee: New Philanthropy Trust

MB
19/10/2017

F&GP 16/11/2017

MB
14/12/2017

F&GP
08/03/2018

MB
15/03/2018

 

 

  Mr Michael   Doiley

 30/11/2016 4 Years  Parent Governor None

MB 19/10/2017

MB
14/12/2017

MB
15/03/2018

Mr Peter Harris

01/09/2007

4 Years

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

None

MB 19/10/2017

MB
14/12/2017

MB
15/03/2018

 

Ms Katherine Cumberbatch

01/07/2015

Ex-officio

Principal

None

MB 19/10/2017

F&GP 16/11/2017

MB
14/12/2017

F&GP
08/03/2018

MB
15/03/2018

 

Sir Daniel Moynihan

01/09/2007

4 Years

Sponsor Governor

CEO of Harris Federation

 

Ms Margaret Peacock

15/06/2016

4 Years

Sponsor Governor, Achievement, Disciplinary Panel

None

MB 19/10/2017

MB
14/12/2017

MB
15/03/2018

 

Mr Aaron King

01/12/2013

4 Years

Sponsor Governor; SEND, Safeguarding and Arts Faculty link

None

MB
14/12/2017

MB
15/03/2018

Mr David Craig

01/11/2016 4 Years

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

None

F&GP 16/11/2017

MB
14/12/2017

F&GP
08/03/2018

MB
15/03/2018

 

Miss Danielle Mason

 

01/11/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor,  Teaching and Learning Link  

MB
14/12/2017

MB
15/03/2018

Ms Carolyn English 01/09/2017 4 Years Sponsor Governor Director of Secondary Education at Harris Federation MB 19/10/2017

Mrs Sharna-Kay Prehay-Harvey

 

13/12/2018 4 Years Staff Governor  

 

 

Meeting Schedule 2018-2019

 

Date

Meeting

Thursday 18th October 2018

Main Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday 15th November 2018

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

Thursday 13th December 2018

Main Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday 7th March 2019

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

Thursday 14th March 2019

Main Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday 13th June 2019

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting

Thursday 27th June 2019                     Main Board of Governors Meeting

 

Governor Resignations 2018-19

Mr Ryan Kholi– Sponsor Governor

Ms Amy Ryman – 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

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

Nanda Bahadoor - Business Manager for HCACP (Harris Federation)

Robin Turner – Finance Business Partner

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

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