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18/01/19

With many people creating new year resolutions, students have been looking into healthy eating and lifestyle choices this week. It's not just about feeling stronger, or more energetic, but ensuring your body gets the nutrients it needs and also building activity into your day. https://t.co/FifYiLv2op

17/01/19

Quote of the week: "Once the facts are clear, the decision jumps at you." By Peter F. Drucker

17/01/19

This weeks group read and discussion topics cover the recent news about Universal Credit and School budgets; articles by the BBC. Students will look at dissecting the main points of the articles, the issues raised and their thoughts on the topics. https://t.co/nEhZ2dJTz8

17/01/19

Last night, as part of our A Level Dance course, some of our students enjoyed a great show Theatre, of Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake. https://t.co/BP2jnAbDl2

17/01/19

Countdown this week is a grand total of 298, using 25 1 75 100 2 50. Did you reach it? Students will also have 3 maths challenges within tutor time to try and complete. https://t.co/DYpBfXaDzw

16/01/19

Well done to Laila in Y8 who won last terms Weekly Math's Puzzle. This weeks is a magic square in which all rows, columns and diagonals, have the same total. https://t.co/VAGFUdwSIq

16/01/19

Book of the week is Montmorency, by Eleanor Updale. A thief leads two lives, one of a successful and elusive burglar, the other a wealthy gentleman. A complex character with a humorous undertone, makes this book a page turner. https://t.co/USGhVMw3Uf

16/01/19

This weeks word of the week is inconsequential. Students need to correctly use the word in lesson time and be the first person to use it! https://t.co/Nghx2ojBeu

15/01/19

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Interested in becoming a teacher but don't know where to start? Join our free webinar TOMORROW at 2pm to find out more about the RIS programme and use your PhD to make a difference! https://t.co/Ts5gdK4vMd https://t.co/aCOiIvmHk6

10/01/19

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10/01/19

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10/01/19

Retweetd From HGABR Sixth Form

Sixth Form students are thinking about metacognition this week and improving their thinking towards learning. Metacognition: It is the ability of the learner to plan, monitor, redirect and evaluate how they think and learn. https://t.co/mRGks9ZaoW

09/01/19

Quote of the week: "The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post." By L. Thomas Holdcroft.

08/01/19

This weeks reflection programme covers the topic of New Year's Resolutions. Students will look at the history behind the New Year's resolution and why is it important to set goals and reflect on the year before? https://t.co/P0vagL4B3Q

07/01/19

Countdown is back for the New Year. Using 100 75 5 9 7 8, can you get to 204? Why not also try our other challenges. https://t.co/pJz5OQ22bk

07/01/19

This week’s must read book is ‘Little Women’, by Louisa May Alcott. A classic story that follows the lives of four sisters. https://t.co/WA7Dim8Smk

07/01/19

It is the first week back for the New Year and this weeks word of the week is laborious. New cards are available for collection! https://t.co/DWDN2cD43e

07/01/19

Happy New Year and welcome back to our staff and students. https://t.co/xLgWMTlA30

21/12/18

A polite reminder that school breaks up today at 12:40pm. Have great break and see you on the 7th January - 8:25am https://t.co/CnIvvHXNI7

21/12/18

Year 11's getting creative with their choreography moderation task, in festive gear https://t.co/qubiVZzBys

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Governing Body

Mrs Rosalyn Wilton
Chair of Governors

Ros has been Chair of Governors ay Harris Girls' Academy Bromley since it opened in 2011. She is also Vice Chair of the Harris Federation Board.

In a career spanning four decades, Ros has held a number of high profile positions in the City, particularly within the finance and technology sectors.

As a Director of the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE), she was the first woman to serve on the board of any Exchange in the UK or Europe. She was also the first woman to be appointed to the Reuters Executive Committee, making her the most senior woman in the Reuters Group at that time.

Ros read Mathematics at the University of London. In 2016, she was appointed to the University of London’s Board of Trustees.

She is a familiar figure to our students and staff, regularly giving talks and also overseeing Mathematics at the academy as part of the governing body’s commitment to each support a different subject department.



Ms Marsha Berg, MSc
Sponsor Governor

Marsha has a degree in English from University College London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business from Birkbeck, University of London.

A Beckenham local, she works in property management and is Director of a university and school Yearbook company. She has been a governor at our academy since 2011.


Mr Ali Zaidi
Sponsor Governor

Ali Zaidi leads Edwin Coe’s Restructuring & Insolvency team and has worked on several high profile Insolvency cases including multi-million pound bankruptcy and corporate Ponzi frauds.

He has experience in asset tracing abroad, pursuing and defending claims of misfeasance by directors, conducting Insolvency Act examinations, advising on asset avoidance schemes, pursuing directors personally for deceit and defending directors in disqualification proceedings.

He also has extensive experience of commercial litigation matters ranging from fraud investigations to partnership and shareholder disputes.

He is a past member of the Disciplinary and Regulatory Committee of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He regularly lectures to groups of Insolvency Practitioners and Chartered Accountants and is a past Law Society Committee Member.

Ali lives locally and his children were educated in the Borough.  He has a keen interest in education and the local community.



Mr Ashleigh Ainsley
Sponsor Governor

Ashleigh is a strategist with experience in technology and retail.

As a co-founder of Colourintech, he is actively involved in opening access to tech companies for talented young people from diverse backgrounds.

Ashleigh graduated in 2014 with a degree in Geography from the University of Oxford


Mr James Stagg
Sponsor Governor

As MFL Consultant with the Harris Federation, James leads on raising attainment and the profile of languages across the Federation, as well as coordinating the Mandarin-specific aspects of the Harris School Direct programme.

James has worked for the Harris Federation for 3 years. He began studying Mandarin at the University of Central Lancashire in 2009. As an undergraduate, James studied Business Management and Chinese, studying in a University in Beijing and doing an internship with a company in China. James began his teaching role at Harris Academy South Norwood as Teacher of Mandarin, progressing on to Subject Leader of Mandarin and then onto Mandarin Consultant for the Federation in September 2016. James has experience of teaching to Secondary and primary students through his role. James’ key interests lie in mentoring new teachers and in encouraging new schools to begin teaching Mandarin as part of their curriculum. Most recently, James achieved his masters in education and is currently studying towards the NOQSL for senior school leadership. 


Ms Jan Tomlinson
Sponsor Governor

A senior manager with 40 years’ experience in the Public and Charity sectors, Jan has considerable experience of running successful organisations at a senior level. With a degree in Science/Statistics and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), during the last ten years she has set up three social enterprise businesses to provide training and paid work for young people not in education, training or employment, helping them to fulfil their potential and make a successful transition from school.

Jan has lived in the Forest Hill area for over thirty years and currently acts as a director or company secretary for a number of local commercial and charitable organisations.


 Ms Ellen Eager
Sponsor Governor

Ellen has a degree in Economics from Newcastle University and is a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant. She joined our governing body in 2018.

Ellen has spent her career working in financial investigation, management accountancy and more recently retail banking regulation. Ellen grew up in Liverpool and has lived in London for 14 years. She is currently taking a career break to raise her two young girls in Beckenham. 

 


 

Mr Richard Maurice
Sponsor Governor

Richard has worked within the Harris Federation for the past ten years, initially as a teacher of geography at Harris Academy South Norwood, then as Head of Geography at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace, before taking on his current role as Lead Geography Consultant for the Federation.

Richard graduated from the University of Exeter in 2007 with 1st class degree in Geography and has recently completed a part-time Masters at UCL’s Institute of Education. Richard’s particular interests are in curriculum development and the training of beginner teachers. As well as his work with the Harris Federation, Richard sits on a number of boards including the Geographical Association’s Initial Teacher Education Special Interest Group and the Royal Geographical Society’s scholarship fund for trainee teachers.

 


We will be adding to this page with the biographies of our Governors, so please watch this space!

Click here to view further information relating to our Governors and the areas they oversee within the Academy.