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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

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 is the mum of Dylan, who is a pupil of the school, 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

CHAIR OF GOVERNORS

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.

TOM SPENCER

CO-OPTED, CURRICULUM & COMMUNITY

I live on the Ferry Lane Estate and I enjoy playing football and cycling. I once travelled from St Pancras station and took trains all the way to Hong Kong. I enjoy going to work because I feeling like I'm helping people and I get to learn new things.

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.

ROBERT BURTON

PARENT GOVERNOR

I have studied modern languages and art in my career. I am a keen musician and play the piano. I also trained to be a nurse which led me to my current career in health and social care: I am the Acting Manager of a day service for autistic adults who have learning disabilities. In my spare time I enjoy reading, painting, watching films, playing video games, playing board games and playing the piano. I am a keen cyclist. I also enjoy spending as much time with my children as possible.

NameCategory of governorAppointing bodyRole/ResponsibilityRegister of interest completedStart dateEnd date
Rebecca AndersonLA GovernorLAResources Committee, Curriculum & Community CommitteeYes10.03.1509.03.19
David CarpenterCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyLink Governor for STEM & Safeguarding, Curriculum & Community CommitteeYes07.06.1506.06.19
Thomas SpencerCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyChair of Curriculum & Community Committee, Resources CommitteeYes18.09.1718.09.21
Vicky LadizhinskayaCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyCo-Chair for the Resources Committee, Resources Committee, Curriculum & Community CommitteeYes07.06.1506.06.19
Melonie WilliamsCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyVice Chair of Governors, Chair of the Curriculum Committee, Premises Health & SafetyYes07.06.1506.06.19
Heather ConnorCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyActing Deputy Head teacher, Curriculum & Community CommitteeYes14.11.1613.11.20
Robert BurtonParent GovernorGoverning BodyParent GovernorYes12.11.1811.11.22
Nick MillerStaff Governor
Head Teacher
Head teacher - virtue of positionHead teacher, Resources Committee, Curriculum & Community CommitteeYesEx-officiloEx-officilo
Angela CozierStaff GovernorElected by Staff bodyNo particular role/responsibilitiesYes12.11.1811.11.22
Catherine NichollsCo-opted GovernorGoverning BodyCo-Chair for the Curriculum & Community Committee, Link Governor for Marketing and FundingYes14.11.1613.11.20
Sadaf NassimiParent GovernorGoverning BodyParent GovernorYes23.01.1722.01.21
Hannah BawdenVoluntary ContributorVolunteer Attendee upon inviteMarketing ManagerYes
Androulla TheodosiouVoluntary ContributorVolunteer Attendee upon inviteAssistant Head Teacher, T&L Lead, Y5 Class Teacher and Teach First MentorYes
Lisa RawashdehVoluntary ContributorVolunteer Attendee upon inviteAssistant Head Teacher, T&L Lead, Y6 Class TeacherYes
Sam HallSchool Admin OfficerVolunteer Attendee upon inviteStaff Admin AdviserYes
Fergus McKeownFinancial AdviserVolunteer Attendee upon inviteFinancial Adviser Yes

None of the Governing Body have declared any financial or business interests in the Register of Interest

Attendance Record for Full Governing Body Meetings 2017/18: View Here

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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