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 - 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!

@TheSandonSchool - February 5

@TheSandonSchool - February 5
The first group of year 8 students looking at careers this morning. Thanks to our brilliant speaker Madison!
@TheSandonSchool - February 5
First half of year 8 looking at careers in hospitality and management today. More to come for tomorrow!
@TheSandonSchool - February 4
Tickets for our brilliant production of Guys and Dolls Jnr are going like hot cakes! Show nights 11th & 12th Feb at 7.30pm.
@TheSandonSchool - December 13
Friday 13th December is a non uniform day in aid of Farleigh Hospice.
@TheSandonSchool - December 13
Congratulations to all those taking part in last night's brilliant Christmas Concert!

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Chelmsford College
- November 15

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Chelmsford College
- November 15
Thanks to our guests from today for joining us in finding out what we offer at the college. We hope you found it helpful and informative! Here's a few students taking part in the taster day, having a go at basketball and a media lesson. 👍
@TheSandonSchool - November 12
Excellent performances at tonight's year 7 concert. Well done all and thanks to parents and friends for their support.
@TheSandonSchool - November 8
Great to see so many people at last night's Sixth Form Open Evening. Many thanks to all the subject ambassadors and staff for a really successful evening.
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- October 23
‘ I love teaching because I know that I can make some kind of difference for every pupil in my class.’ Read Janie’s inspiring blog about her teaching experience, and !
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