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Management Committee

Our Senior Leadership Team

Kirsten MacLeod  - Headteacher

Terry Grego  -  Deputy Headteacher

Liburd Henry - Operational Head of Schools

Pat Andrews - Assistant Head - Curriculum and Assessment

Roman Kutereba - Assistant Head - Remote Learning and Alternative Pathways

Doug Elvy - Assistant Head - Curriculum and Assessment

Claire Campbell Jackson - Assistant Head - Transition and Progression

Kacey Cuskelly - Assistant Head - Nurture, Pastoral and CPD

Liz Shirley - Strategic Finance and Business Manager

Adam Lucas - Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

 

The management committee (MC) plays a strategic and advisory role in setting out and maintaining the vision, aims and objectives of Tunmarsh School in conjunction with the LA. This is to ensure that all pupils are safe, have their needs met, make appropriate progress and receive a good standard of education.

There are two sub-committees to lead on specific areas of responsibility

Teaching and Learning,  Behaviour and Personal Development. 

Finance, Staffing and Premise

Meeting Dates

Each sub-committee and the full management committee meet four times a year

  • FSP Sub Committee

    T&LBPD Sub Committee

    FMC

    18th October 21

    11th October 21

    8th November 21

    17th January 22

    24th January 22

    21st February 22

    14th March 22

    21st March 22

    25th April 22

    16th May 22

    23rd May 22

    20th June 22

     

  • Membership of the Management Committee

    Name Employment Status Company Details Additional Contracts Membership Date Appointed Term of Office Ends Sub Committee
    Alan Merry Retired None None Community 10/5/2020 04/10/2024 Finance, Staffing and Premises
    Athena Tsioullou Employed SEN Assistant, Tunmarsh School, London Borough of Newham None Staff 3/22/2021 22/03/2024 Teaching, Learning, Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee
    Chris Kersse Unemployed None None Community 5/8/2017 07/05/2021 Teaching, Learning, Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee
    Elgan Prosser Employed Deputy Head Teacher - Newham PRUs, London Borough of Newham None Community / Staff 11/27/2017 26/11/2021 Both
    Francis Bay Employed Deputy Head - Forest Gate Community School London Borough of Newham None Community 3/22/2021 22/03/2025 Teaching, Learning, Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee
    Jay Jamnadas Employed State Street Bank and Trust Co None Community 2/27/2017 27/02/2025 Finance, Staffing and Premises
    John Bradshaw OBE (Chair) Retired None None Community 10/05/2020 04/10/2024 Finance, Staffing and Premises
    Katherine Randall Curtis Employed Social Worker, London Borough of Islington None Community 5/10/2019 16/05/2023 Teaching, Learning, Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee
    Kirsten MacLeod Employed Head Teacher - Newham PRUs, London Borough of Newham None Head Teacher 9/1/2016 Member Both
    Liz Shirley Employed Strategic Finance and Business Manager, Newham PRUs, London Borough of Newham None Community / Staff 2/27/2017 27/02/2025 Finance, Staffing and Premises
    Lynda Haddock Self Employed Action Learning Facilitator None Community 6/18/2013 21/05/2022 None
    Matthew Long Employed Suetsche Bank None Parent 3/8/2020 08/03/2024 Teaching, Learning, Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee
    Michelle Edwards Employed Head of YOT, London Borough of Newham None LA 12/5/2016 05/10/2020 Teaching, Learning, Safeguarding, and Behaviour Committee
    Ruth Martin Retired None None Community 11/21/2019 20/11/2023 Finance, Staffing and Premises
    Upasana Malhotra Employed Teacher, New Directions, London Borough of Newham None Staff 3/22/2021 22/03/2025 Teaching, Learning,  Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee
    Wunmi Fagbemi Employed Learning Mentor, Newham PRUs London Borough of Newham None Staff 21/11/2019 20/11/2023 Teaching, Learning,  Safeguarding and Behaviour Committee

 What do the management committee do?

The Management Committee is the governing body for all Newham PRUs Provisions. This includes Tunmarsh School and New Directions PRU. Newham PRUs Management Committee plays a strategic and advisory role in exercising statutory functions, including those delegated to them by LBN. 

They work closely with LBN in setting a strategic framework for the PRUs. 

This strategic framework: 

  • Sets out appropriate aims and objectives; 
  • Identifies and includes policies, targets and priorities; 
  • Sets out arrangements for monitoring and reviewing aims, objectives and whether the policies, targets and priorities are being achieved. 

The Management Committee is informed by the Headteacher and Leadership Team before taking their own decisions. 

Working strategically, Management Committee members then use monitoring evidence to review and evaluate progress against any targets set to see whether a policy is working or needs changing. 

There are 4 meetings of each Committee every Academic Year: 

  • Full Management Committee - Chair: John Bradshaw OBE
  • Finance, Staffing and Premises Sub Committee - Chair: John Bradshaw OBE
  • Teaching, Learning, Behaviour and Welfare Sub-Committee - Chair: Chris Kersse

 

The Management Committee plays a strategic and advisory role in setting out and maintaining the vision, aims and objectives of Newham PRUs on behalf of / in conjunction with LBN. 

This is to ensure that all pupils are safe, have their needs met, make appropriate progress and receive a good standard of education. 

Statutory functions of the Management Committee include: 

  • compliance with financial, employment, Health and Safety law etc. 
  • deciding the curriculum to offer
  • deciding the times of school sessions
  • overseeing any exclusions.