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
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
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 - July 23
Well done to the year 7 summer school for a great week of creative activities and fun! Thanks to the staff too who made it all work!
@TheSandonSchool - July 16
Wishing all our students and their families a very happy and safe summer holiday!

@TheSandonSchool - July 2

@TheSandonSchool - July 2
Art al fresco! Induction day 2 well underway!

@TheSandonSchool - July 1

@TheSandonSchool - July 1
Year 6 induction Day 1 - Baddow Hall, St John’s and Priory all getting involved today! Really impressive start to their secondary school journey!
@TheSandonSchool - June 25
Congratulations to all our students competing at District Sports earlier this week. Some impressive individual performances including an overall win for the Year 10 girls. Sandon thereby finished 2nd out of the 13 schools competing! Thanks to the PE staff too!

@TheSandonSchool - June 25

@TheSandonSchool - June 25
Another great performance from year 12 today!
@TheSandonSchool - June 24
Congratulations to our year 12 Level 3 Performing Arts students ; Jessica Smith, Isabel Lawrence, Jessica Wade Barry, Paige Lepley, Finley Nathan, Mary Bradley and Jessica Dean, who delivered passionate high quality performances on Wednesday.

@TheSandonSchool - June 24

@TheSandonSchool - June 24

@TheSandonSchool - June 24

@TheSandonSchool - June 24
Stunning Crucible Dance and Drama Performance.
@TheSandonSchool - June 23
Thank you to all who have left a “National Thank a Teacher Day” message on
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Mr Beezy
- June 21
Looking forward to motivating the year 7 students at this morning, let’s go!
@TheSandonSchool - June 10
Great to see around 100 year 10 students staying after school for extra revision for the second time this week! Fantastic attitude to studying!
@TheSandonSchool - June 6
Looking forward to seeing everyone back in school on Monday. Remember to take your Lateral Flow test this evening before the start of the week!

@TheSandonSchool - May 28

@TheSandonSchool - May 28
Year 11 Leavers - a bit different this year out in the open air but just as emotional. Good luck to all our leavers!
@TheSandonSchool - May 27
Yr 13 had their last formal day in school today. We wish them every success in the future!

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Baddow spartak Girls U14 season 2021/2022
- May 20

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Baddow spartak Girls U14 season 2021/2022
- May 20
Are you looking for a new challenge next season?? Come on over to a friendly, hardworking team who are looking to add players for next season.
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Leonardo in the UK 🇬🇧
- April 28
@TheSandonSchool - April 20
Great to see over 100 yr 11s volunteering for independent and supported revision after school for the 4th time in 7 days. Impressive! Well done!
@TheSandonSchool - April 2
Delighted to invite you to hear Sandon’s year 12 in Snow White and the curse of the Ice Queen on Chelmsford Community Radio on Easter Sunday at 2pm on 104.4FM.
@TheSandonSchool - March 12
It has been wonderful to have all year groups back in school today. The Lateral Flow testing this week has gone really smoothly. Thanks to all staff and students for such a successful start. Great to be back! Have a good weekend!
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