The Current Governing Board

The Governing Board  


Date of Appointment

Mrs A Whelpdale* (Academy Governor) - Chair 01/08/2019
Mrs C Jefferies (Academy Governor)  – Co Vice Chair 01/08/2019
Mr J Robins (Academy Governor) - Co Vice Chair 20/03/2017
Rev T Brown* (Academy Governor) 06/12/2017
Mrs C Fitzsimmons* (Academy Governor) 01/08/2019
Ms D Francis (Academy Governor) 03/12/2018
Mrs N Glover (Parent Governor) 16/03/2017
Mr C Hodges* (Academy Governor) 01/08/2019
Mr D Owen (Staff Governor) 06/02/2020
Mr D Robertson* (Academy Governor) 01/08/2019
Mrs L Rooney (Parent Governor) 08/12/2017
Mrs J Springthorpe (Parent Governor) 01/11/2016
Mr S Wadwell (Staff Governor) 17/05/2019
Mr A Weaver (Ex Officio) 17/09/2018
Clerk to the Governors: Mrs J Hampton  

*Members of The Sandon School Academy Trust

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 or telephone 01245 473611.

Latest Tweets

@TheSandonSchool - September 17
The info pack for year 7 parents to help your child with homework is now on EduLink.
@TheSandonSchool - September 11
Wishing all our students, families and staff a very happy weekend! The end of our first full week back with so much to be proud of already! See you all on Monday!
@TheSandonSchool - September 3
Great to welcome back years 8 and 11 today. It was good to see you all again getting used to the new way of working in school. Looking forward to tomorrow when everyone is back!
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Sandon Year 6 Induction
- September 2
What a fabulous day with our new Year 7 students today. They were all an absolute delight and seemed to settle in really well. I hope they all enjoyed their day and we can’t wait to see them back again tomorrow 👏👏👏👏

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Essex Music Hub
- August 29

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Essex Music Hub
- August 29
Welcome to Hub. We're here to be instrumental in making more music in schools and our wider community. Click here to find out what's on, news, digital learning at school and home and much more
@TheSandonSchool - August 20
Well done to our year 11 students who have collected their GCSE results today. Many fantastic outcomes that are really well deserved. We are proud of you!
@TheSandonSchool - August 13
Congratulations to our Year 13s who got their A-Level & Lev 3 vocational grades today. Students from Sandon are off to Unis like Cambridge, Birmingham, Loughborough & Nottingham as well as highlevel apprenticeships & other challenges in the next phase of their lives. Good luck!
@TheSandonSchool - July 17
Wishing everyone in the Sandon community a very Happy Summer! Remember to read the newsletter on Edulink and watch the return to school video to get ready for September.

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Essex Music Hub
- July 14

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Essex Music Hub
- July 14
Join our 1st virtual Summer Holiday Bandcamp – an online feast of instrumental, music tech, compositional and vocal workshops & projects! Week long courses with something for everyone. Find out more - PlsRT
@TheSandonSchool - June 22
Welcome back to the Monday group of year10 students! Really good to see you all again.
@TheSandonSchool - June 16
It is great to welcome some of our Year 12 students back into school this morning! We look forward to seeing the rest of year 12 at some point later in the week.
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Sandon Year 6 Induction
- June 15
Please see the You Tube link for the Virtual Tour of Sandon. You will meet a number of people throughout the tour too. Enjoy!
@TheSandonSchool - March 21
Our students were a credit to themselves and the school on such a strange day yesterday. Year 11 and 13 have coped with so much recently so it was good to see Yr11 signing shirts and taking photos and Yr13 looking to the future. We will miss you all!
@TheSandonSchool - March 6
Congratulations to all our Year 11 GCSE Musicians on a really special recital evening last night. So much talent on display. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication.
@TheSandonSchool - March 3
Many thanks to Essex County Fire & Rescue service for their presentation to year 7 students this afternoon! They gave us a lot to think about!
@TheSandonSchool - February 13
Wishing everyone a very happy half term holiday! See you all back in school on Monday 24 February.
@TheSandonSchool - February 13
For anyone considering teaching as a career TeachChelmsford are holding an information evening about the profession at Essex County Cricket ground 6:30-9:00pm Wednesday 11 March. Mr Goodacre will represent Sandon & can be contacted at School if you want further information.
@TheSandonSchool - February 11
Our amazing Guys and Dolls production starts tonight at 7.30pm sharp. Tickets are available on the door at £6 Adults and £4 child.
@TheSandonSchool - February 6
Congratulations to the cast of Guys & Dolls on a great dress rehearsal. Thank you to year 7 for being a super audience!
@TheSandonSchool - February 5
Congratulations to Emmie Fulker and Jacob Hurrell who have beaten off stiff competition to represent Essex at the regional cross country championships!
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