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19/05/22

Mental wellness continues at SFG https://t.co/VWX0HVJkaA

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19/05/22

When Gibberdians produce this quality of work in Year 9, one wonders what they will produce in Year 11... in Year 13 💙💛 https://t.co/CJbKsdRAN4

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19/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms A Croucher

Incredibly proud of our Gibberd School Council today 💙💛. Each year group presented their conservation projects to an representative. They were confident, articulate and passionate. Certificates and badges were awarded to celebrate! https://t.co/XhFxuHa1wF

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18/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms M Koker

Thank you 💙💛 https://t.co/974iz1KFvo

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18/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Your Harlow

SFG College joins forces with conservation charity. https://t.co/X30TFrmCsq https://t.co/59Z8NCtTHV

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18/05/22

Students are being inspired and empowered by Action for Conservation as school councillors work with a conservation charity to make their community more environmentally friendly. https://t.co/0S5R17uJSC https://t.co/J9l6Ualgwi

16/05/22

Good luck 🤞💙💛

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16/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms M Koker

We are currently at the Regional Heat for the ESU Performing Shakespeare Competition supporting our wonderful Gibberdian! She will be performing Helena’s monologue from A Midsummer Night’s Dream 😍 💙💛 https://t.co/Hstb6iAKZT

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08/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms M Koker

We are SO proud of our wonderful Gibberdian who has had their short story published! 💙💛#ElmbridgeLiteraryCompetition ✍🏻🏆 https://t.co/p0NtYk3KVl

07/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon 💙💛

Teachers do more than just teach their subjects. We are educators; in and out of the classroom. We are surrogate parents, counsellors, mentors, role models, shoulders to cry on, first aiders, happiness createors and sharers... Best Job In The World Especially at 💙💛

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06/05/22

Year 8s have started their Scholars programme. Good luck 💙💛 https://t.co/rRMreNDPXT

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06/05/22

One of many to receive recognition, well done to all Gibberdians for their success in the UKMT Maths challenge. https://t.co/mQYLWEtvk4

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06/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms A Croucher

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! I'm extremely lucky to work with such amazing colleagues at 💙💛! https://t.co/HSBKRVmV4x

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06/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms M Koker

Exciting news from about the publication of our students’ work 😍💙💛 https://t.co/WaMMZJ6b9C

06/05/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for a Catering Assistant 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/e39SULXAv9

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29/04/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon 💙💛

Just 6 weeks till the first exam at . My Further Maths students in Yr 12 will be sitting their A Level maths exam this summer. Not only is this the first exam they are sitting since SATs, but they had just 9 months to prepare. I am so proud of my maths geniuses 💙💛 https://t.co/Khb97VtWa2

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29/04/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Harrison Moore

Sporting this little beauty on my lanyard, courtesy of our Head at who is helping us and our children change the world one step at a time. https://t.co/FoBIAn1zKM

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29/04/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon 💙💛

Representatives from Gibberd Council requested a meeting to present their pledge for a more eco friendly school. They then asked for my support and we all signed the SFG pledge. Aren't they just the most wonderful young people 💙💛 https://t.co/FNsHSe786B

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28/04/22

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ms M Koker

Gibberdians! The Empowered Competition is on again! Can’t wait to read your entries 💙💛 https://t.co/7eNV7mYU7t

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Outstanding Education

Supporting primary and secondary schools across Essex and North & East London, BMAT is a growing multi-academy trust with a singular vision: schools, teachers and pupils freed to succeed.

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Local Governing Board

The purpose of the Local Governing Board (LGB) is to provide support and challenge to the school on behalf of the Trust Board. It does this through providing strategic direction at a local level, promoting high standards and educational achievement. The school, through the LGB, is accountable to the Trust Board.

At SFG we believe in developing and embedding a model of outstanding governance.

“The purpose of governance is to provide confident and strong strategic leadership which leads to robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance.” The DfE Governance Handbook (2019)


 

The Local Governing Board comprises of at least:

  • The Headteacher,
  • 2 Community Volunteers,
  • 2 Parents/Carers,
  • 1 School Staff,
  • Any such members as the Directors appoint.

LGB Members hold office for a period of four years, and thereafter renewable on an annual basis. Any LGB Member can hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of their appointment. LGB Members retiring at the end of their term of office are eligible for re-appointment at the discretion of the board which appointed them.


 

Members

Owen Jones - Chair

Appointed September 2019

Owen is the Education Lead at Hope Not Hate Charitable Trust's Education Unit. He works closely with communities, especially young people, delivering workshops to Schools and Colleges across England & Wales to teachers and pupils to develop their understanding of how discrimination and prejudice work.

He has a BA in Economics and an MA in History from the University of Leicester. Owen is passionate to improve social mobility. He has been a great leader for change.

Marlena Mandat - Deputy Chair

Appointed September 2021

Dee Conlon - Headteacher

Appointed September 2019

Dee Conlon started teaching as a maths teacher in North London almost 20 years ago. She continued her career in East London before joining BMAT as a senior leader in 2012. She has 12 years of middle and senior leadership experience and is committed to improving the life chances of young people through education. She has won awards for her contribution to education and to her community. Dee has been instrumental in ensuring that the comprehensive intake at Burnt Mill Academy was provided with the correct curriculum and interventions to improve outcomes, ensuring all, particularly the most disadvantaged, were given every opportunity to exceed expectations.

Dee Conlon has a degree in Mathematics from a Russell Group University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Maths Education and the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH). She is an Ofqual external expert in Mathematics where she uses her professional expertise to help shape and improve the education system. She is also a registered coach with DfE’s Women Leading in Education programme and volunteers her time to coach female leaders in education.

Helena Mills - Company Appointed

Appointed October 2020

 

Jason Cowley - Community Volunteer

Appointed March 2022

Jason is an English journalist, magazine editor and writer. After working at the New Statesman, he became the editor of Granta in September 2007, while also remaining a writer on The Observer, and he moved back to the New Statesman as its editor in September 2008.

Jason was brought up in Harlow. He was educated at Latton Bush School, a former state comprehensive school in Harlow, followed by the University of Southampton, from which he graduated in 1989 with a first class degree in English and Philosophy.

Sue Forman - Community Volunteer

Appointed September 2019

Sue’s original career path was in the City of London, where she worked for almost 40 years. The majority of this Management Career was on the Operations side of Investment Banking in the Global Emerging Market environment.

She is still an MCSI with the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment & Institute of Financial Planning regulated by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). She has also been a Financial Consultant for a large Insurance Company and has owned her own business for 18 years.

She has also worked in education for almost ten years as a Bursar which included all aspects of HR & management of the school budget.

Foriwaah Amponsa - Parent

Parent Elected - September 2019

Having acquired a degree in Law, Foriwaah pursued a successful career in retail banking management for a reputable high street bank before accepting a challenge to work for a bank in Ghana. On return to the UK, she connected with her passion to help children and families by completing a  Masters programme in social work at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust.  Since completion, she has held different posts in referral and assessment teams across several Boroughs as well as the multi-agency safeguarding hub (MASH).

Foriwaah has varied experience in safeguarding; in-depth understanding of relevant legislation, procedures and applicable techniques  that underpins child protection. She  possesses an array of transferable skills gained from working with children and families over the years and has managed cases of varying complexities. She is keen to support SFG in implementation of safeguarding principles and to offer advise where required.

Vacancy - Parent Governor

Interested parents/carers can apply for this position - LINK.

Closing date to register your interest is 16th May 4pm.

Voting will take place at the end of May and the new governor will be appointed in June.

 

 

Harrison Moore - School Staff

Staff Elected - March 2022

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