Mora: Chair of Governors Statement
Although we all know that education improves our chances in life - helping us make better decisions, and giving us qualifications for the world of work - a good education is also the key that opens the door of a rich and fulfilled life, lived for the wonderful and varied experiences it can provide. The more we learn, the more we want to learn, and curiosity is the engine that propels humanity forward.
Mora’s governors are committed to ensuring that every child at the school is given every chance to learn and develop in a safe, happy and nurturing environment. And this learning goes beyond the obvious curriculum – although we place great importance on this, as well as on progress and achievement throughout that curriculum – it extends into how children behave; how they respect others; how they understand the world around them, and its many challenges.
At our meetings – as well as on a regular basis – we examine in detail the progress and achievement of all groups of children; we look at how the teaching standards are set and maintained, how staff are managed, and how the school is kept safe for children and staff alike; we also examine the ways in which the school spends its budget, and how that might best be allocated to get the best out of the school’s activities. The governing body consists of not only parents but staff representatives and representatives from the Local Authority and outside the school community.
Mora has now been judged a Good school by Ofsted twice in a row. The governors are committed to supporting the staff in not only maintaining this status, but in aiming towards being judged Outstanding.
The Governing Body at Mora consists of:
We currently have the following vacancies:
Below is the membership details of Mora's Governing Body
Polly Baylis, Headteacher
Barry Creasy, Co-opted Governor, Chair of Governors
Sue Lowidt, Co-opted Governor
Basma Yaslem, Parent Governor
David Mason, Parent Governor, Vice Chair of Governors
Jessica Feldman, Parent Governor
Alex Haslam, Co-Opted Governor
Alex Saklow, Parent Governor
Craig Rajgopaul, Co-opted Governor
Kate Bass, Staff Governor and Deputy Headteacher
Fiona Ryan- Staff Governor 6/7/16
Emma Beal- Co-opted Governor 6/7/16
Tatyana Gavrilova- Parent Governor 1/11/16
Maryam Azimi- Parent Governor 20/02/17
Michael Blake- Co-opted Governor 22/9/17
Fatima Khan- LA Governor 4/10/2017
Sarah Dent- Parent Governor 4/05/18
Siobhan Perth - Co-opted Governor 12/18
Nihal Haria-Shah- Co-opted Governor 20/03/2019
Ruth Samways- Staff Governor 09/09/2019