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03/12/21

can you help please? 🙏 https://t.co/WattVpXqQh

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03/12/21

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Harrison Moore

Enrichment today included Christmas music and decorating our tree! What better way to celebrate than with a blue and gold themed tree. Displayed in our beautiful library we went with the theme of winter novels. ❄🎄 https://t.co/015CGuZQBf

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03/12/21

Please nominate our project: https://t.co/50hqnQGTyR https://t.co/d0eOTo8NJe

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03/12/21

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Ms A Croucher

In Art, Year 7 have been learning about Colour Theory and Blending. They've applied this knowledge to create visually appealing work ✏! https://t.co/KFQdQROWXi

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03/12/21

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Dee Conlon 💙💛

Last cup of tea of the week at school. Thank you for my wonderful cup Mrs Bryant, absolutely love it 💙💛 https://t.co/8A6o4lVpro

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02/12/21

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Ms A Croucher

This week, in Food Preparation and Nutrition, Year 8 have been making Rosemary and Garlic Focaccia 🍞! There were many successful outcomes and empty containers 😋! https://t.co/xYyhsFkazA

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02/12/21

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SWAN Moving Group

Referee needed this Sunday in Harlow at Sir Frederic Gibbered College. Under 13s, 35 minutes each half, £27, 10.30 kick off. Anyone interested to help Grassroots football ⚽️? https://t.co/kLFutSlklm

01/12/21

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GWP (Mike Holliday)

National Apprenticeship Week theme ‘Build the Future’ announced for 2022 https://t.co/DaeDkap7Xj

29/11/21

Fantastic opportunity for Year 9 pupils from , one of the best universities on earth (rated 8th in the whole world 👏) https://t.co/NXwdGdyTx7

29/11/21

Some icy surfaces spotted, increasing the risk of accidents. Please be extra careful.

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26/11/21

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UK Schools Sustainability Network (UKSSN)

🎄Check out the London Schools Eco Network's Sustainable Santa ☃️ 🌟Ten tips to have yourself a merry little sustainable xmas 🧑🏾‍🎄 https://t.co/bkdhAfJXMt

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25/11/21

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Ms A Croucher

This week, Year 9 have been getting creative with Food Photography, by experimenting with different camera angles and rules of composition 📷 🍩! https://t.co/mvSQ4Yy2JA

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24/11/21

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BMAT

📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for a Pastoral Manager. 🙆 For a job description and application details, please visit https://t.co/62H9yfPIO8 https://t.co/ivNr6ABsEu

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24/11/21

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Miss M Koker

And here are some for our own library 📚💙💛 Thank you for all your support with our first ever book fair! https://t.co/LjzB3me7BZ

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23/11/21

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Ms A Croucher

Last week, Year 8 made Fakeaway Chicken Goujons and Paprika Chips 🍗🍟. Baked instead of fried for a much healthier alternative 🙌... Incredibly proud of their final products 😊! https://t.co/4uqpwz1y0S

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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

Helena Mills - Chair

Appointed October 2020

 

Owen Jones - Deputy 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.

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.

Mark Barrow - Community Volunteer

Appointed April 2021

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.

Andrew Hobbs - Parent

Parent elected - September 2019

Andrew was raised in Jersey, Channel Islands. He spent much time exploring the coastline, and was always interested in Natural Science studies. From Jersey’s rich and varied coastline, an appreciation of all the different coloured rocks and minerals evolved, and this lead to a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Geological Technology at Luton University. Completing this 2 year course, Andrew transferred into the second year of Luton’s Universities Geology degree course. Andrew organised his own honours project, and gained his Geology Honours degree. From his honours project, an incidental observation was made, that lead to further research, and a Master of Philosophy Degree entitled “Dislocations in Plagioclase Feldspar” at Hertfordshire University where he met his wife, a Harlow girl. Andrew then settled in Harlow, in a series of jobs ultimately leading to employment as a Scientist for over a decade now.

Andrew works in chemical purification separating out chemicals to ultra-pure levels. Despite Harlow’s flatter topography Andrew manages time to climb, and has interests in sailing, has an allotment, and is committed to fully supporting and encouraging his children, one of whom is in SFG’s founding year. Andrew cares deeply for child welfare, education and opportunities, and aspires to help SFG provide the very best experience possible for all of its schools pupils.

Katy Tyler - School Staff

Staff elected - September 2019

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