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13/06/24

Make sure the date is in your diary! pic.twitter.com/aUSlpaxUNT— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () June 13, 2024

08/06/24

Staff at HPAC going above and beyond as always! pic.twitter.com/KypOs722Kd— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () June 8, 2024

07/06/24

We’ve had a fantastic first evening! Off to bed now! pic.twitter.com/IzVhPm6kAa— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () June 7, 2024

07/06/24

Keep an eye on our Instagram for photos from residential this weekend! pic.twitter.com/hJsNrb6Bfq— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () June 7, 2024

09/05/24

How wonderful to see our Primary musicians speaking on so eloquently about music and what it means to them 🥰. We are very grateful for what turned out to be an session with uniting 50 students across our academies. pic.twitter.com/4LTqCEj77g— Harris Federation Music () May 9, 2024

07/05/24

Today HM The Queen visited to open the 50th 's Coronation Library. Pupils wrote poetry with Joseph Coelho and told stories with Alim Kamala. Two students captured the impact - albeit seeing, not reading! pic.twitter.com/4nAzTd4kAJ— Sir Kenneth Olisa () May 7, 2024

07/05/24

Congratulations ⁦⁩ on your new library! We hope your children and staff enjoy it as much as ours are! See if you can spot our two Year 5s in this special video with some friends from ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/tCPoC31cEd— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () May 7, 2024

07/05/24

⬅️🤩 Swipe for a surprise!Almost a year since Her Majesty opened the first of a series of Coronation Libraries, The Queen has officially opened the 50th reading space to be transformed by at Moreland Primary School in London.— The Royal Family () May 7, 2024

07/05/24

Two of our pupils got an incredible opportunity today! They met Her Majesty the Queen on a visit to open the 1,000th primary library! We were fortunate to receive funding for our own coronation library. What an experience! pic.twitter.com/gx0N4LGxCs— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () May 7, 2024

03/05/24

The latest dates for the Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) next series of Parent/Carer Webinars. Scan the QR codes to sign up. pic.twitter.com/f2cxRDjfkq— Harris Invictus () May 3, 2024

02/05/24

thank you for such an inspiring afternoon!!! Our students learned so much and had a lot of fun! strikes again with another ⚡️ opportunity for young people across London. https://t.co/3oL6lb0ycT— Harris Federation Music () May 2, 2024

02/05/24

I was delighted to be invited by to work with some wonderful young people, in collaboration with and . pic.twitter.com/L03ziU0T7Q— Alexis Ffrench () May 2, 2024

30/04/24

Don’t forget to book your place at our family lunch! pic.twitter.com/S0YadLzcp1— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () April 30, 2024

30/04/24

We are SO excited to have our students this afternoon experiencing the incredible Masterclass event with 🤩🎹! What are you doing with your afternoon? I bet it doesn’t involve a free concert and masterclass with an icon 💅. https://t.co/4TCqll1wtc— Harris Federation Music () April 30, 2024

28/04/24

If you are interested in the terrible impact on children and families living long-term in unsuitable temporary accommodation, listen to this podcast - thank you to the parents who shared their stories https://t.co/vOj8M8plwX— Harris Federation () April 28, 2024

17/04/24

Welcome to HPAC to all our new Reception families who will be joining us in September!Welcome letters and emails have been sent out to all those who have been offered a space.We are looking forward to you joining our community! pic.twitter.com/yY5PWNEdho— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () April 17, 2024

27/03/24

If you haven’t commented on the plans to close our local library at Broad Green, please do so! https://t.co/e2EppaCk4q— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () March 27, 2024

27/03/24

Have a look at the National Literacy Programme’s strategy video here. You may even catch a glimpse of our library, children and Principal at about 3mins 40secs! https://t.co/R61jz4Sqt5 — Harris Primary Academy Croydon () March 27, 2024

27/03/24

A huge well done to our PTA on their first events - our Easter bonnet parade for R/Y1/Y2 and a decorate an egg competition for Y3-6! pic.twitter.com/JhblmLalUD— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () March 27, 2024

22/03/24

Each week we have reading buddies from come to read with our Year 2s. This is part of our primary/secondary links and the children love meeting the older Harris children! pic.twitter.com/MQDDOPoEbw— Harris Primary Academy Croydon () March 22, 2024

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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 Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. The 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 which is comprised of Governors of the Academy. Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents/guardians of students at the Academy or by staff.

To contact the Clerk to the Governing body, please send an email info@harrisprimarycroydon.org.uk 

The Governing Body

Name
Date of appointment or reappointment
Term of Office
Appointed as
Business Interest or Other Declaration
Number of AGB meetings attended in last academic year (2022/23)
 

Ron St Louis

01/11/2020

4yrs

Sponsor

Vice-Chair, Southwark Inclusive Learning Service

Chair of the Advisory Board, Arco Academy

Governor, Harris Invictus Academy, Croydon

4/4

Fay Lant

28/01/2021

4yrs

Sponsor

 

3/4

Simon Parry

12/11/2020

4yrs

Sponsor

Trustee Governor, The Quest Academy.

4/4

Sarah Partington

15/09/2021

4yrs

Staff

 

3/4

Dan Moynihan

01/11/2020

4yrs

Sponsor

CEO, Harris Federation

Visits discharged through Federation monitoring

Sabeena Hasan

01/11/2020

4yrs

Sponsor

Director, Primary Education, Harris Federation

Visits discharged through Federation monitoring

Victoria Forbes

09/12/2020

4yrs

Sponsor

Assistant Dirctor for Harris Primary Academies Benson, Croydon, Haling Park, Kenley, Merton, Purley Way and Harris Junior Academy Carshalton

3/4

Verity Lambert-Dale 01/01/2023 N/A Ex-Officio Principal, Harris Primary Academy Purley Way 2/2
Clifton Walters 11/07/2023 4yrs Sponsor Governor, Harris Invictus Academy, Croydon N/A
Elizabeth Uddin 11/10/2023 4yrs Parent    N/A
Valentina Pereria 11/10/2023 4yrs Parent  Employee at Harris Primary Academy Purley Way N/A

 

Governors who have resigned in the last twelve months

Name
Date of appointment or reappointment
Resignation date
Term of Office
Appointed as
Business Interest
Number of AGB meetings attended in last academic year (2022/23)
 
Louise Ward 17/12/2020 12/05/2023 4yrs Sponsor SOAS, University London 2/3

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