Meet the Governors

Mr Mohammed Ali

Type of Governor: Parent

Date appointed: February 2016. Elected and appointed by the parents of Chesterton Primary School. 

Term of office: February 2020

Areas of responsibility: Year 5, Class 4S, Art and Design 

Committee membership: Experience 

Record of meeting attendance: 6 of a possible 10 meetings attended in the academic year 2016/2017

Declaration of business and financial interests + governance roles at other schools: Director of Elays Network

Professional experience and interests
CEO and Director of Elays Network (a community organisation based in Wandsworth), Arabic language and Islamic teacher, youth worker, mentor and family advocate.

Why have you chosen to become a Governor and what would you like to achieve in this post?
I chose to become a governor to help set the general direction of the school and to help support the Headteacher, parents and governors to meet their strategic goals.

How do you support Chesterton Primary School as a Governor?
Help improve the educational attainment of children. Help the school to engage with the local community and get other parents involved. Raise awareness of the school’s services and celebrate the school’s achievements.

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