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Ascot Road Community Free School

...for a better future

Governors

Our Governors

 

 

 ARCFS GOVERNING BODY:

 

Chloe Arnold - Link Governor Safeguarding

Appointed - 1st September 2019

Term:- 4 years

Pecuniary Interests:- None

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings:- 2019, 2/2. 2020,0/1.

Committee:- Outcomes

Professional qualifications:- Bachelor of Laws

Chloë has a background in law, specifically the areas of crime and immigration. She currently works as an advocate for the Home Office, representing the Secretary of State in asylum and immigration cases at the First-Tier Tribunal.

She has worked and volunteered for a number of charities, including the Citizens’ Advice Bureau and Amicus ALJ. Chloë has lived in Croxley Green for over 15 years and wishes to make an active contribution to the education of children in her local area.
“I am looking forward to playing a part in the safe, inclusive, creative and encouraging environment at Ascot Road has created for the children to give them a Better Future.”

Tim Body - Community Governor

Appointed: by the governing body and ratified by Trust and members on 15/05/2017:

Term of Appointment: 4 Years

Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings: 2016-17 2/2  2017-18 2/6 2018. 2019, 2/3. 2020 0/1

Area of Expertise:

Tim is an Art Teacher by profession but is the current Headteacher of Westfield Academy in Watford where he has been the Headteacher for over 4 years. During his time at Westfield Academy he has had a number of Leadership and Management roles, culminating in Headteacher. Alongside this, he has also been an Additional Inspector for OFSTED.

 

Sabeen Kazmi: - Staff Governor

Appointed 4th January 2019

Term 4 years

Pecuniary Interests - None

Committee - Outcomes

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings. 2019 3/3, 2020 1/1

Sabeen is Early Years Leader and has been with the school since the beginning of the journey. She also teaches a reception class - Canary Wharf. She is a proactive member of the Senior Leadership Team and graduated from Roehampton University London specialising in an undergraduate degree in Early childhood studies followed by a PGCE at Goldsmiths University London.

Sabeen is very passionate about teaching children as well as believing that it is paramount that children should be given the opportunity to learn through an enabling environment. She also believes that every child is unique and should be treated as an individual.

"I am excited to have the opportunity to provide the link between the staff and the governors and I look forward to supporting the school's vision to create a ‘'Better Future'' for the children of our school".

Kunal Kothari- Community Governor. Resources Committee. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths Link.

Appointed: April 24th, 2020, Ratified by FGB 3rd June 2020.

Committees:- Resources 

Term of office: 4 years

Pecuniary Interests - None

Full Governing Body Meetings attended: 2020 0/0

Professional Qualifications: MEng Electrical Engineering (University of Warwick), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute), Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

Kunal worked as an Equity Analyst at Merian Global Investors, where he analyses investments into UK public companies for a range of retail and institutional funds. The role involved financial statement analysis, meeting with company management at the board level to discuss business issues, and engagement on environmental, social, and governance issues. He started his career as a graduate at Schroders on the UK smaller companies desk. 

"I am delighted to be a governor at Ascot Road Community Free School, and I am looking forward to assisting in the best way I can to achieve optimal outcomes for children".

Abolade Odunsi - Community Governor- GDPR Compliance and IT Link.

Appointed: 24th April 2020. Ratified by FGB 3 June 2020.

Term of Appointment: 4 Years

Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings: 2020 0/1

Professional Qualifications: BA Hons in Business and enterprise management graduate from Sheffield Hallam University.

Abby has 3 years of procurement experience. Most recently working in the IT sales industry.

She also recently received a diploma from the chartered institute of procurement and supply. 

"I am excited to take on this position and to give back to the local community. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the gym and playing netball". 

 

Paul Cann - Community Governor - Building Strong Community Relations Link.

Appointed:  24th April 2020. Ratified by FGB 3 June 2020. 

Term of Appointment: 4 Years

Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings: 

Area of Expertise:

Paul has been a local resident for almost two decades and as such wanted to represent his community as a school governor.  He is passionate about ensuring parity between pupils’ education and outcomes regardless of background environment and previous educational experiences and will work tirelessly in his pursuit of improving life chances for all children. He is a qualified, self-trained, multi-skilled engineer who has set up, led, and managed numerous small businesses. He is a kinaesthetic learner, with the realisation that we don't all learn the same way. His multi-disciplined pursuit of self-learning and inquiry has afforded him the ability to quickly and economically find solutions to, any and all problems, by approaching them from unconventional angles.

Fiona Comploi - Community Governor- Resources Committee.

Appointed: 24th April 2020. Ratified by FGB 3 June 2020.

Term of Appointment: 4 Years

Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings: 2020 0/0

Area of Expertise:

Fiona is married with two children aged six and seven, they attend Holy Rood Catholic Primary School.

For over 10 years, Fiona was based at Heathrow working for both Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays. She worked in many areas, including service delivery and training and developing staff across major UK airports.

Over time she has used her project management knowledge to further multiple projects she has taken a lead on, including; property management (in London and overseas), research, and events management

She currently works within her family-run business, managing business accounts, event design, and social media. 

Fiona has a special interest in EYFS, KS1 literacy,  and health and safety. 

“At the heart, my motivation to serve on the governing body is my passion for children’s development and maintaining the kind of learning environment that all can thrive in.

I am confident that together, we can continue to cement a firm foundation in which our children can build their futures.”

I am confident that together, we can continue to cement a firm foundation in which our children can build their futures.”

 

To contact the governing body, please email:

office@ascotroadcfs.org.uk

 

Marked for the attention of the Chair of Governors

Or by post:

Clerk to the Governing Body -

Jenny Barnes

 

 

 

Structure and Responsibilities of Governors

Governor Impact Statement

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