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Local Governing Board

 

Name Title
Raminder Kaur Bahra Chair
Harbinder Flora Vice Chair
Amrik Singh Bhabra MBE Governor 
Elizabeth Hoyt Governor
Kirtpal Kaur Aujla Governor 
Rupesh Jha Governor 
Simrat Mavi Governor 
Matt Higgins  Staff Governor
Sundeep Riar Staff Governor
Mrs G Kaur Interim Headteacher

Raminder Kaur Bahra (Chair)

Raminder has an Education Degree, specialising in Mathematics and 4 years experience teaching at a high achieving private school. She is an active volunteer with school events and other projects and passionate about helping the school to develop and grow, to meet teaching and value-based goals and to fulfil its potential.

Harbinder Flora (Vice chair)

Harbinder is a highly experienced secondary school teacher with extensive experience of middle-leadership and working with senior leaders. She has a particular interest in curriculum design and delivering the curriculum through creativity.  Harbinder is passionate about providing young people with the confidence, skills and opportunities to be life-long learners and compassionate citizens of the communities we live in.

Amrik Singh Bhabra MBE (Governor)

Amrik is the Chief Executive of Coventry-based firm ADECS. He has developed and grown the business over the past twenty-five years continuously changing and adapting in this ever changing world in which we live. Amrik is passionate about helping young people develop to their full potential and actively supports this by providing apprenticeships at work, acting as a mentor to school leavers and young business people, and encourages links between schools, businesses and industry in Coventry. Amrik is always keen to forge links between the community and business, and has a real drive to make a difference and ‘give back’ he supports many local charities and is an active fundraiser.  He was previously the Chair of Governors at Finham Primary school and is currently is a Trustee of the Finham Park Multi Academy Trust, Coventry University, the University of Wolverhampton. Heart of England Community Foundation Trust, Belgrade Theatre Trust, Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust, and the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire Charity.

Kirtpal Kaur Aujla (Governor)

Kirtpal is a solicitor advising on commercial and contractual matters, and governance in the local government and health sectors with a special interest in health and social care, education and leisure. Advises on alternative structures for the delivery of public services. Previously community governor at an inner-city primary school and varied experience in supporting community initiatives. Kirtpal is also the Link Governor for Pupil Premium, she has a special interest in supporting the achievement of excellence for all children at Nishkam.

Simrat Mavi (Governor)

(BSc. (First Division Hons); B.Ed. (First Class Hons); NPQH, PGCert (Special Needs and Inclusion)
Simrat is a Deputy Headteacher (10+ years) at a high performing Church of England Primary School with over 30 years of experience in Education. She is a passionate advocate for creating an inclusive learning environment who is fully involved in all aspects of School Leadership and playing a crucial role in identifying priorities, formulating plans and evaluating the impact of all aspects of the school's work including; Standards, Curriculum, SEND, English, Mathematics, Computing Assessment, Mentoring  and Ethos. In addition, taking the lead to enhance the wider curriculum including leading on the ‘UNICEF’ Rights Respecting Schools, Nature Friendly School  initiatives, all driven through the School Council. Building on previous experience as a school governor and specialised qualification in Special Needs and Inclusion, as a Link Governor for SEND, Simrat intends to support a dedicated team of professionals and fulfil the vision for improving learning outcomes for children with special educational needs at Nishkam.