Excellent home learning taking place in year 1. We are loving the live lessons.


Packing breakfast boxes for our families.Thank you#Foodmatters.


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Parents, have you applied for a primary school place for your child in 2021? 🏫 The deadline is January 15th 👇


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To all those staff who have given up their free time, their PPA, their leadership time, their break time, their lunchtime, their before and after school time, all to make our schools survive one more day- from the bottom of my heart and all my fellow heads - thank you.


What a great way to end the week! We say NO to bullying.


It was a lovely day at HPAD, celebrating all the incredible key workers and raising money for Children ln Need.


Year 6 bubble assembly on leadership.The future is in our hands; we are the young leaders of our academy!


What a great way to start the term! Year 2 reenacting The Gunpowder Plot! Watch the space for incredible learning in autumn 2.


So proud to be displaying children’s superpowers. We celebrated Neurodiversity week and just look at the children’s wonderful work.


What a great way to end the half term for Reception. Roll up roll up end of topic celebration.


It is has been a great week celebrating black voices in the academy. We couldn't resist the djembe session to end the celebration. .


Happy Take care of yourselves and each other parents, carers and staff


We are celebrating this week at HPAD. Let’s all work together to change perceptions


This week we celebrate at HPAD. Today the children are learning about the Superpower that is


Great staff inset learning about breathing work, chair yoga & how to set up support circles for staff. This lady knows her stuff and has worked with children & young people for many years. Get in touch to see how she can support your children and staff


It has been a great informative day on Teams, Read Write Inc, differentiation to wellbeing session. Well done to these wonderful team who always seek to improve their practice.Go Team HPAD!!


Staff having fun with Teams this morning.Our CPD offer as part of our contingency plan.We are ready to teach our children either actual or virtual!


What a great way to start the week! Dartmoor class orienteering session on the playground.


Our staff role playing the new arrangements for dismissing children at the end of the day. Go HPAD!


Year group bubble welcome back assembly. So many tips to help us deal with change. The wellbeing of our children and staff is our priority.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Governance & Scheme of Delegation (Academies)

The Role of Governor

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.

The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions such as:

  • Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
  • Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards it’s set aims and objectives.

Finally the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.'

The Governing Body of Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich

The Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. Ultimate responsibility for the Academy rests with the Board of Trustees of the Federation, (Federation governance details and scheme of delegation can be found here), but much of the work of the Board is delegated to the Local Governing Body (the Governors of the Academy). Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the Governors at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich are shown below.

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich is: Mrs Serita Sleep

The Governor for Safeguarding at Harris Primary Academy East Dulwich is: Mrs Serita Sleep.

If you wish to contact any of the Governors you may do so via the Clerk to the Governing Body.

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Ms Sherry Wood who can be contacted on

Governing Body


Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Resignation Date

Appointed as

Area of responsibility

Business and Pecuniary Interests

Full Governing Body Meetings attended 2019/20

Mrs Betty Johnson 14/09/2020   N/A Ex-Officio Acting Head of Academy - -

Ms Serita Sleep


4 Years



Sponsor Governor

Chair of Governing Body

Chair of Finance and Premises Committee

Safeguarding, Looked After Children and AIP Priority 1 Link

Director and Trustee - IGY Ltd (since 2014)



Sir Daniel Moynihan


4 Years


Sponsor Governor


CEO of Harris Federation


Ms Sabeena Hasan


 4 Years


Sponsor Governor


Director of Primary Education Harris Federation

Husband - Property Solutions


Ms Samantha French 1/9/2019 4 Years   Sponsor Governor -

Assistant Director of Primary Education Harris Federation



Ms Catherine Farrer


4 Years


Parent Governor

Most Able and AIP Priority 2 - outcomes/ impact 

Brother - Councillor for St Peter's Ward, Tower Hamlets


Mrs Kerry Cowmey

26/09/2017 4 Years   Staff Governor Staff Link


Ms Symone Krimowa 7/03/2018 4 Years   Sponsor Governor Early Years  Employee- EY Accountancy 2/4


Mr Thomas Baker

18/04/2018 4 Years   Sponsor Governor Health and Safety - 2/3
Mrs Ester Thomas 3/07/2018 4 Years   Sponsor Governor

Pupil Premium

AIP Priority 3 

Director - Achieve with Autism Consultancy Ltd  3/4

Mr Henry Jefferies

18/07/2018 4 Years   Sponsor Governor GDPR Link - 2/3
Ms Elizabeth Dixey 15/01/2019 4 Years 09/03/2020 Sponsor Governor SEND and Medical Needs

Husband - Federation employee (since 2009)

Governor at HABR (since Nov 2018)

Ms Cara Bleiman 22/05/2019 4 Years   Sponsor Governor


AIP Priority 2 - Curriculum Intent and Implementation

MFL Consultant for Harris Federation 1/1
Ms Deepti Ramos-Turnes 1/8/19 4 Years   Sponsor Governor AIP Priority 4

Trustee - 5th Camberwell Scouts

Employee KPMG LLP


Ms Zuleika Gilby


1/11/19 4 Years   Sponsor Governor TBC - N/A
Mr Harry Bond 07/07/2016

4 Years

16/01/2019 Sponsor Governor


- 1/2
Ms Natasha D'Souza 07/07/2016 4 Years 24/9/2019 Sponsor Governor - - 1/1 maternity leave


Ms Lauren Juliff

28/1/2016 4 Years 9/10/2019 Parent Governor     4/4

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