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02/06/20

Our weekly wellbeing bulletin is being email to parents today. There are as always ideas for supporting both yours and your child/children’s wellbeing

01/06/20

Our certificate of social value for 2019-20 for the hours DofE Chobham Academy students donated to their local community. Across London, DofE participants contributed an incredible 356,616 hours volunteering to help others, which equates to a social value of over £1.5 million! https://t.co/So5fRC9sat

01/06/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Today PE GCSE, A-level & CTEC Sport students had their 2nd live Q&A session with & footballer Dale Stephens. Focusing on Attitude, Resilience & Determination in becoming an elite athlete. Check Instagram for highlights. ChobhamacadPE https://t.co/dXWX4MuO3j

01/06/20

With the start of a new term we want to celebrate the amazing completion of 135,262 questions in Summer 1 through Home Learning tasks. Congratulations to the top 3 classes! Let's keep up the good work in Summer 2! https://t.co/v45O3qs7i3

18/05/20

Mental Health Awareness Week https://t.co/k1lniXYaWz

18/05/20

A new week with some new classes in the top 3. Great work everyone especially 9Y-MA4 that has almost doubled the amount of tasks completed compared to last week https://t.co/l0RUgTcnQy

18/05/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Summer term week 5     challenge. This weeks challenge is focused around the app TikTok. We challenge you to be creative and create your own exercise TikTok or replicate Miss Ellis. Send your videos to your PE teacher via email. Good Luck. https://t.co/oIDCteNdYb

13/05/20

Celebration students’ maths work. A well deserved congratulations to last weeks' top 3 classes for all your effort! https://t.co/c8sv60MaZf

11/05/20

Retweetd From 🆆🅴🆂🆃🆈

Can’t wait to Mr Starkey’s challenge!

11/05/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

🚨 BIG ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨 The PE Instagram is officially back after many years of being absent, go and check us out! 📸 ChobhamacadPE ⚽️🏀🎾🏓⚾️🤸‍♂️🤾🧘‍♀️🧗

11/05/20

During the coronavirus lockdown, all staff at Chobham Academy remain committed to providing up-to-date and relevant career advice for our students. This is our most recent careers bulletin which offers guidance and advice about student's career choices and pathways. https://t.co/vYdmyXdFP9

07/05/20

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Summer term week 3    challenge. This weeks challenge requires upper body strength & balance. You will be challenged to put a t-shirt over your head whilst in a handstand position being supported by a wall as demonstrated by Miss Ellis.🤸👕 Good luck! https://t.co/kPyJoTxzyZ

07/05/20

Today is the most important holiday for Buddhists 🙂 Happy Vesak Day - The Buddha's birthday! https://t.co/wlZBbvGfUa

01/05/20

St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney has played an essential role in palliative care, for our community for over 100 years. All funds have been lost - if you are able to support them the link for donations is https://t.co/BfFN9oYpkX

30/04/20

Well done to Renee in Year 9 for demonstrating some outstanding photography skills to complete one of the Geography department's challenges!! https://t.co/cXcFumFCQJ

28/04/20

Retweetd From Barking and Dagenham

UPDATE 28 APRIL | Today is International Workers’ Memorial Day and at 11am we held a minute’s silence to remember all our health, care & front line workers, who have sadly lost their lives to coronavirus. Now, more than ever, we owe it to them https://t.co/s3YYGSCVbN

28/04/20

Retweetd From World Book Day UK 📚

DID YOU KNOW we have lots of FREE booky activities to keep the kids busy during lockdown. 🎨 DOWNLOAD activity sheets to get creative! https://t.co/HiDFW6kZ8b 🎥 WATCH 12 Author & Illustrator Masterclasses https://t.co/1coDYfUVo8 🎮GAMES to play online https://t.co/EtENcE4CKm https://t.co/y80Fto2eQG

28/04/20

Retweetd From 🚒 LFB Fire Cadets 🚒

Come and watch LIVE Bake Along at home on our account at 2pm with Coordinator Lucy ..... don’t miss out! https://t.co/yWNcu1mSWX

28/04/20

Frankenstein is being streamed on the National Theatre Live YouTube page on Thursday at 7pm and is highly recommended by our Performing Arts team! Please click the link below: https://t.co/fkkL08cxNF

28/04/20

Retweetd From NSPCC

Without our incredible volunteers, we wouldn't be able to answer the young people who contact Childline. & without people contacting our helpline, we wouldn't be able to protect the children we do. Together we can help children & young people who need us now more than ever. https://t.co/Mpc3KHo4BL

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.

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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

Mr

Alan

Bates

01/10/2013

 

Chair of Governors

Lend Lease – Director of Company

7

2

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

26/02/19

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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