OUR GOVERNING BODY

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WHO MAKES UP THE GOVERNING BODY?

The Governing Body meets 6 times a year and is made up of 13 people who all wish to ensure the school provides the best possible education for all of its pupils. Training is undergone to help them carry out this role.

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THERE ARE TWO COMMITTEES

Curriculum and Standards Committee (C&S) which is responsible for monitoring the curriculum & the Resources Committee (R) which is responsible for overseeing the financial management, the premises, Health &Safety and personnel.

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GOVERNORS KEY ROLES

1.Defining the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction
2.Holding the Headteacher to account by supporting and challenging them to deliver the school’s objectives.
3.Ensuring effective use of the school finances

OUR GOVERNORS

KEY MEMBERS OF OUR GOVERNING BODY

REBECCA ANDERSON

LOCAL AUTHORITY, CHAIR

As Chair of Governors, my role is to work in partnership with the Head Teacher to drive school improvement.

I have spent my career to date working in public and third sector organisations, most recently in the major projects and commercial teams in the Cabinet Office.

I live on the Ferry Lane estate and spend my free time playing netball and baking.

VICKY LADIZHINSKAYA

CO-OPTED, FINANCE

Vicky has been a governor at Ferry Lane school for 8 years. She has helped Ferry Lane headteachers to look after the school money and its teachers. As well as being a governor, Vicky also works for the government making sure it saves money on buying laptops, tablets and other technology. Vicky is the mum of Dylan in Yr 3 and loves going on adventures with him around London.

NICK MILLER

STAFF, HEAD TEACHER

I once climbed to the summit of Mount Fuji. I have 4 brothers, 2 older and 2 younger than me.

DAVID CARPENTER

CO-OPTED, SEND & SAFEGUARDING

David Carpenter is a co-opted secondary school teacher of 26 years experience. He has taught in 4 inner city schools all with a high level of social and economic disadvantage.

MELONIE WILLIAMS

CO-OPTED, VICE CHAIR, BEHAVIOUR & SAFETY

I am a working musician and I also teach BA Creative performance. I have been lucky enough to play music in many wonderful countries
from Europe & America to the Far East. I enjoy travelling, reading, playing word games and shopping but my favourite thing by far is being a parent!

HEATHER CONNOR

ACTING DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER

I love music, particularly classical music and also love sport. When I was 10 I was in the school football team! I’m currently teaching myself to knit.

FERGUS MCKEOWN

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

I am Ferry Lane's biggest Chelsea fan but I am also pleased to see Spurs doing so well. I enjoy ten pin bowling but I am not quite as good as Ferry Lane's champion Mr Hall! I have worked with Ferry Lane for a number of years and the school holds a special place in my heart.

ANGELA COZIER

STAFF, NURSERY NURSE

My name is Miss Cozier and I am a happy and cheerful person who absolutely loves music!

CATHERINE NICHOLLS

ASSOCIATE

I'm the Policy and Public Affairs Manager for Camelot (which runs The National Lottery), and have also been a political consultant, advised on communications and social media, managed events and started out as a paralegal.

ANDREAS ADAMIDES

CLERK

I have been a governor in the local area for many years. I was a chair of governors up until recently. Now I am delighted to be the clerk for Ferry Lane Primary School.

RICHARD CLARKE

CO-OPTED & CHAIR OF THE RESOURCE COMMITTEE

I live in North London but travel to central London to work for the government every day. My team's Liverpool and I like playing tennis and cricket.

SADAF NASSIMI

PARENT GOVERNOR

My name is Sadaf Nassimi and I am the new parent governor. I love going on road trips with my family and have travelled to many different countries such as Turkey, Spain, Greece, Germany and many more; I also enjoy swimming and cooking.

NameCategory of governorAppointing bodyRole/ResponsibilityRegister of interest completedStart dateEnd date
Rebecca AndersonLA GovernorLAChair of Governors, Chair of Future Working Party Committee19.09.1610.03.1509.03.19
Richard ClarkeCo-opted GovernorGoverning bodyChair of the Resources Committee09.01.1714.11.1613.11.20
David CarpenterCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyLink Governor for Premises & Curriculum19.09.1607.06.1506.06.19
Vicky LadizhinskayaCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyCo-Chair for the Resources Committee19.09.1607.06.1506.06.19
Melonie WilliamsCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyVice Chair of Governors, Chair of the Curriculum Committee, Link Governor for SEND & Safeguarding19.09.1607.06.1506.06.19
Heather ConnorCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyActing Deputy Head teacher19.09.1614.11.1613.11.20
VacantParent GovernorElected by Parent body
Nick MillerStaff Governor
Head Teacher
Head teacher - virtue of positionHead teacher19.09.16Ex-officiloEx-officilo
Angela CozierStaff GovernorElected by Staff bodyNo special role/responsibilities19.09.1611.11.1410.11.18
Catherine NichollsCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyLink Governor for Marketing and Funding14.12.1614.11.1613.11.20
Sadaf NassimiParent GovernorGoverning BodyParent Governor09.01.1723.01.1722.01.21
Fergus McKeownFinancial AdviserVolunteer Attendee upon inviteFinancial Adviser 19.09.16
Daniel RawnsleyVoluntary ContributorVolunteer Attendee upon inviteVoluntary Staff Contributor to the Future Working Party06.03.17
Sam HallSchool Admin OfficerVolunteer Attendee upon inviteStaff Admin Adviser09.01.17

Address Details

Ferry Lane Primary School
Jarrow Road
Tottenham
London
N17 9pp

Tel: 020 8801 5233

E-mail: admin@ferrylane.haringey.sch.uk

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