The Current Governing Board

The Governing Board  

Name

Date of Appointment

Mrs C Fitzsimmons* (Academy Governor) - Chair 01/08/2023
Mr P Carden* (Parent Governor) - Vice Chair 21/10/2021
Rev T Brown* (Academy Governor) 06/12/2021
Ms D Francis (Academy Governor) 03/12/2022
Mrs N Glover (Parent Governor) 21/10/2021
Mr C Graham* (Parent Governor) 21/10/2021
Mr L Hastings (Academy Governor) 07/01/2022
Mr D Owen (Staff Governor) 06/02/2020
Mr J Robins* (Academy Governor) 20/03/2021
Mrs L Rooney (Parent Governor) 04/03/2022
Mrs C Taylor-Millward (Academy Governor) 05/11/2022
Mr A Weaver (Ex Officio) 01/09/2018
Mrs R Wright (Staff Governor) 07/01/2022
Clerk to the Governors: Mrs J Hampton  

 

*Members of The Sandon School Academy Trust


No governors have left the board during the current or previous academic year.

Changes to the Members of The Sandon School Academy Trust during the previous and current academic years are as follows:

Mr P Carden appointed 05/12/2022
Mr C Graham appointed 05/12/2022

Members of The Sandon School Academy Trust are nominated and appointed by the Governors.  Academy Governors are appointed by the Members.  Staff and Parent Governors are elected by the staff and parents respectively, unless otherwise stated, and their appointments are ratified by the Members.  The term of office for all categories is four years, except for the Headteacher who shall remain a Governor for as long as he is Headteacher.

If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors please do so c/o The Clerk to the Governors, The Sandon School, Molrams Lane, Chelmsford, Essex by telephone 01245 473611 or by email jhm@sandon.essex.sch.uk.

Diversity statement

As a school we recognise that diversity of thought, voices and perspectives is essential to good governance and the effective running of any organisation. The board is formed of individuals with a range of backgrounds and experience and when recruiting to the board, we strive to target gaps in experience and diversity wherever possible. 

 

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@TheSandonSchool - March 1
Y12 had a Future Pathways session this week, listening to webinar hosted by Speakers for Schools Kevin Gothelf of The Cogent Partnership talk about emotional intelligence & leadership. The talk allowed them to see how the work they do in school will link to their future careers! pic.twitter.com/YFf0qxWSQW— The Sandon School () March 1, 2024

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@TheSandonSchool - March 1
Year 11 had 3 great days in Geneva visiting the research centre in CERN, taking in the sights and a cruising on Lake Geneva. pic.twitter.com/vwXgpQAzIs— The Sandon School () March 1, 2024

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@TheSandonSchool - February 14
Our thanks go out to members of our alumni who were in school today working with Year 11 students. The focus was on next steps and how goals can be achieved. They responded to lots of stimulating questions from our students. Thanks also to for their organisation. pic.twitter.com/bnklkP9tG8— The Sandon School () February 14, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 12

@TheSandonSchool - February 12
A group of our Y10, 11 & 12 students of Spanish spent a few days in Madrid enjoying the culture with a Flamenco lesson & show, visiting iconic landmarks, trying Spanish food & practising their speaking skills with the locals! pic.twitter.com/En9HBEWNFW— The Sandon School () February 12, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 9

@TheSandonSchool - February 9
Last night, many of our Y11 students & their parents came to discuss routes to apprenticeships with 2 of our alumni & First Intuition, who delivered information on the different types of apprenticeships. Directions, revision strategies and Unifrog also took centre stage. pic.twitter.com/ij02IUfg9k— The Sandon School () February 9, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 9

@TheSandonSchool - February 9
Year 12 were encouraged to discuss a number of scenarios that young drivers might face. This is part of our Future Planning programme educating them about issues that may arise as they progress through 6th Form and beyond. pic.twitter.com/CSTkMwwTPj— The Sandon School () February 9, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 8

@TheSandonSchool - February 8
Year 12 and 13 students were fortunate to be part of a workshop in school held by First Intuition Essex. The focus was business, finance and marketing. Lots of food for thought! pic.twitter.com/NTn0RFzR1t— The Sandon School () February 8, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 7

@TheSandonSchool - February 7
Y11 students attended the GCSE Poetry Live event at The Corn Exchange in Cambridge. They saw former & current Poets Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy & Simon Armitage, read a selection of their poems & answer questions. Other poets present included the ever-entertaining John Agard. pic.twitter.com/uOJ4Q5q6Om— The Sandon School () February 7, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 6

@TheSandonSchool - February 6
Years 7 and 8 were presented with a drama performance and engaged in a workshop by Smashed Live GB on the risks of underage drinking and risk-taking behaviour. pic.twitter.com/2dd9Ds1Viy— The Sandon School () February 6, 2024
@TheSandonSchool - February 2
Artists of the Month for artistic achievement in each Key Stage are: Olivia Y8, Will Y10 & Mia Y12. This is for high attainment both in the classroom & beyond, whilst exhibiting a positive attitude to learning that is an example to their peers. Well done all three of you!— The Sandon School () February 2, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - February 1

@TheSandonSchool - February 1
Well done to Mya, Lucy and Emilia for getting through to the second round of the 'Churchill Public Speaking Competition'. They performed fantastically and were a brilliant team within the competition. pic.twitter.com/HVfwZlz1kw— The Sandon School () February 1, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - January 31

@TheSandonSchool - January 31
The Coding Club Girls are working hard to complete their Cisco Cyber Camp badges. They are here every Tuesday lunch time. Well done girls! pic.twitter.com/w08WDPlS2L— The Sandon School () January 31, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - January 30

@TheSandonSchool - January 30
Last week, Y13 A Level Spanish students went to visited the Cervantes Theatre in London to see a production of 'La Casa de Bernarda Alba'. The students were able to experience the real Spanish language & also gained an insight into Spanish culture & literature. pic.twitter.com/oXlx9ePTu9— The Sandon School () January 30, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - January 29

@TheSandonSchool - January 29
We are looking forward to hearing such a talented group of musicians perform their solos and ensembles, in this, their mock exam! Should groups of these student's friends wish to book a table, please see Miss Johnson. pic.twitter.com/Fs9pF27pyK— The Sandon School () January 29, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - January 29

@TheSandonSchool - January 29
A select group of Y10 students has been taking part in the Jack Petchey 'Speak Out' Challenge. They were guided through public speaking, looking at growing both their skills & confidence in this area. They completed workshops & ended the day by performing their speeches. pic.twitter.com/yi0aSAf21z— The Sandon School () January 29, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - January 26

@TheSandonSchool - January 26
Two Year 10 Health & Social Care students showcasing our NHS careers wall at Year 9 Course Choice Evening. Health & Social Care is a stepping stone to so many careers. pic.twitter.com/7kDjndN8Qp— The Sandon School () January 26, 2024

@TheSandonSchool - January 26

@TheSandonSchool - January 26
Y12 & Y13 students had the opportunity to create a student panel, prepare questions and interview for the new Sandon Pastoral Lead. They executed this task with professionalism throughout. pic.twitter.com/p1ZrpqBTcy— The Sandon School () January 26, 2024
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