Composition of Orchard VA Governing Body

The Governing Body’s Key Role & Responsibilities:

The Governing Body’s has a strong focus on three core strategic functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and the performance management of staff, and
  • Overseeing the financial management of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Aims of the School and the Role of the Governing Body

  • Raise the educational achievement of all its pupils for both National Curriculum subjects and Religious Studies.
  • Ensure the happiness and wellbeing of all our children
  • Ensuring adherence to all the DfE and LA requirements
  • Islamic Ethos is maintained, as guided by the Qur’aan and Sunnah.
  • Ensuring the vision of “excellence in education, values and community links” is adhered to and enhanced.

The Structure of our Sub Committees

We have three subcommittees. These include:

1 Resources Committee
2 Curriculum and Achievement Committee (C&A)
3 Pupils, Parents and Community Committee (PPC)

For further details on our governering body members, please click on the link: Orchard governor information

Names of Governors Category Committee Member Pecuniary Interests Governance at other Schools Family members employed at school
1 Anise Jussab Foundation Resources Gatton VA (Associate Governor) N/A
2 Hamza Sacranie Foundation Resources N/A
3 Safwanah Amejee Foundation C&A N/A
4 Ayaz Niazi Foundation Resources Al-Risalah Trust Gatton VA N/A
5 Alison Hatt Foundation C&A ( Chair)/PPC  (Chair) N/A
6 Shaeena Valimahomed Foundation PPC Ableband Ltd (family member director) N/A
7 Ml Maksud Gangat Foundation C&A/PPC/Resources (Chair) Al-Risalah Trust Gatton VA N/A
8 Hoosen Randeree Headteacher C&A/PPC/Resources N/A
9 Fatima Zara Ali School staff N/A
10 Pervaiz Hasan Parent C&A/Resources N/A
11 Souad Mohamed Parent PPC N/A
12 Christopher Cooke LA PPC/Resources N/A


NOTE:  Foundation governors are appointed by the foundation body of the School – The Al-Risalah Education Trust

               Individual governor profiles will be posted on our website soon.


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