Governors
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GOVERNING BODY OF SYDENHAM SCHOOL

Our Governors are representatives of the local community, parents, school staff and the Local Education Authority. They bring a range of interests, knowledge and skills to the school and they all work in a voluntary capacity. They have responsibility for overseeing the strategic framework of the school including setting policies, approving the curriculum and overseeing the school budget.

The Governors support the Headteacher and give feedback, recognising and celebrating achievement, identifying where the school is not achieving as well as it could, and providing support and encouragement when exploring ideas for improvement. The Governing Body works as a team with shared responsibilities - Governors never make decisions on their own, nor do they act as individuals 

 

 

Headteacher

Mrs Gloria Lowe

 

 

Appointed by the London Borough of Lewisham

Vacant

 

 

Elected by the staff of the school

   Ms Sarah Haar 

 

 

      Elected by the parents of students attending the school

 

      1.Sarah Armstrong

      2.Vacant

      3.Vacant

      4.Vacant

 

 

 

 

     Co-opted Governors

 

     1. Charlotte Jones  Chair of Governors

     2. Rebecca Manson Jones

     3. Kenneth Tharp

     4. Frances Downey

     5. Fi Redpath

     6. Sam Walker

 

 

 

Advisers

Ms Joanne Smith

 

 

Clerk

Lewisham Governors Services

 

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Governing Body Biographies

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Sydenham School

Governor Meeting dates 2018-2019

All Meetings 6pm- 8pm

 

 

Autumn Term

Strategy Meeting                                                  Wednesday 19th September

Finance & Resources Committee                        Wednesday 26th September

Full Governing Body                                             Wednesday 10th October

Curriculum & Achievement Committee               Wednesday 14th November

Full Governing Body                                             Tuesday 11th December

 

Pay Committee                                                     Tuesday 6th November TBC 

 

Spring Term

Finance & Resources Committee                         Tuesday 5th February

Curriculum & Achievement Committee               Tuesday 26th February

Full Governing Body                                              Tuesday 19th March

 

 

Summer Term       

Finance & Resources Committee                       Tuesday 21st May

Curriculum & Achievement Committee             Tuesday 4th June

Full Governing Body                                            Wednesday 3rd July TBC

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