Parent Governor: VOTING NOW OPEN
Friday 16 January 2015
Voting for Parent Governors will begin on Monday 9th February. All parents are encouraged to vote to ensure that the most suitable candidate is elected into position. Please come into reception and vote between 4-5pm. You will not be able to cast your vote at any other time. Voting closes at 5pm on Thursday 12th February.
To help you decide, here is a little more information on those who are standing for the position:
Jodi Bartle is a New Zealander who has lived in central London for over 12 years. She is the mother of five boys, four of whom attend King Solomon Academy. She has a background in law, research and writing, and has most recently been involved in a developing a new product from concept to prototype. She contributes to online publications and works for the London Business School as a freelancer. She is enthusiastic, self-motivated and hard-working and is ready for new responsibilities and new challenges. She is passionate about King Solomon Academy and would love a chance to become more involved in the school.
Amruja is currently at a nursery and enjoys working with young children. She would like become a parent governor at your school to help improve her learning knowledge. She would be very grateful if she would have the change to work with parents, children and other professional people.
Esmeralda's three children study at KSA. She used to be a Parent Governor at her daughter's previous primary school, and she is keen to help and support KSA in any way she can. Having worked as a teacher herself for the last twenty years, Esmeralda is fully aware of the amazing work that the staff at KSA do on a daily basis, and she welcomes the opportunity to support that outstanding work in any possible way, so that all of KSA pupils become the best people they could possibly be.
Nafsika Thalassis is a local mum who runs a charity on Church Street for improving the health, wellbeing and experience of healthcare for local people. She has a lot of experience of voluntary work and attending Board meetings from her work with the local NHS commissioners and the local maternity services. She is very committed to the ideal of reducing inequalities and all her work focuses in helping people overcome barriers and helping organisations that provide services (such as hospitals and GP practices) ensure that they provide an equally good service for everyone. She wants to be a governor for King Solomon Academy because of the school's excellent reputation in helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve excellence and she feels she has a lot to contribute as well as learn from this role. She wants to see the school continue to excel and benefit all our children.
Louise Hall is an extremely hardworking and highly organised individual, who has an unmistakable passion for the school and her community. She has advanced organisational skills and can communicate with people from all walks of life. She is proactive problem solver. Louise has 2 children who attend King Solomon, aged 9 and 17 years. Louise was a primary parent governor for 2.5 years during which time she held many fund raising events, including 3 summer fairs, 2 international days, and many other events. She was also head of the parent council, where she built up a great team of parents who supported her and the school. Louise's vision is to bring our school and community together. Along with her passion and dedication, Louise is fully aware of the role of a parent governor and it is value to the children at this school.