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21/07/21

Dear future SFG Sixth Formers, try these... 👍 https://t.co/KHLnsT2GkY

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21/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Caledonian Modular

Well done to our education team for handing over Sir Frederick Gibberd College. Despite challenges of the COVID19 pandemic, three national lockdowns and some severe wet weather conditions, Caledonian made excellent progress throughout the project https://t.co/44yhxQHCwY https://t.co/kmi52UaJMA

21/07/21

Thank you for our beautiful building that will be full of beautiful Gibberdians in September. 💙💛

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20/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Department for Education

We’ve announced the next 50 of the 500 schools to benefit from major rebuilding work, as part of our pledge to give every child access to the best classrooms, no matter where they live in England. The head of Burnt Mill Academy in Harlow tells us the difference this will make. https://t.co/RINxVzSvag

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16/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Ams

What an incredible year and a lovely last day... See you in September Gibberdians (in our brand new building 🥳) 💙💛! https://t.co/149bz1iQcU

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16/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon 💙💛

Beautiful sunset as I shut the door to temporary building for the last time . https://t.co/SvF8OPf68c

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16/07/21

Dear Thank you for giving us a home for two years. Without you we wouldn't have existed. We will be eternally grateful and never forget your kindness. Have a wonderful summer. SFG 💙♥️💛BMA https://t.co/cFFBbcJQey

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16/07/21

Gibberdians, happy end of term. We'll see you very soon 💙💛 https://t.co/fY5wpthJ3C

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15/07/21

Year 6 parents... https://t.co/arLm6Xo01d

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14/07/21

Loving school life. https://t.co/UlqTE2WmaP

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13/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Your Harlow

SFG College students celebrate pandemic heroes in stamp designs. https://t.co/m3X6akWDQb https://t.co/nbp1xfKoFa

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13/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Sir Frederick Gibberd College and 6th Form

A celebration of pandemic heroes could see the artwork of a young person from Harlow distributed around the world. Year 7 and Year 8 students at SFG are waiting to hear if their stamp designs have been successful in a national competition. https://t.co/32N86i4BAK https://t.co/XvYmkGYwc9

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12/07/21

A celebration of pandemic heroes could see the artwork of a young person from Harlow distributed around the world. Year 7 and Year 8 students at SFG are waiting to hear if their stamp designs have been successful in a national competition. https://t.co/32N86i4BAK https://t.co/XvYmkGYwc9

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12/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
BMAT

WE'RE HIRING! 🎉 Sir Frederick Gibberd College in Harlow, Essex, have a vacancy for a Science Technician. 🧪 For more information visit https://t.co/8w3izqoM44 https://t.co/FY8qWdeLUJ

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09/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Miss M Koker

So… These were delivered today! Two published Gibberdians poets! Thank you 💙💛 https://t.co/w8SMFzfDRq

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08/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
BMAT

We're Hiring! 🎉 We have a variety of catering roles available in our primary and secondary schools in Harlow (Essex). 🧑‍🍳 Full details of our Cook Supervisor and Catering Assistant roles can be seen on https://t.co/GJjumrMOBP https://t.co/iSdR9aoZZ8

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08/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
BMAT

Out Now! 🌟 The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/aqc2Xy6VVz https://t.co/KdyaAhJ1Aq

05/07/21

16th July

03/07/21

Two of our year 7s read it in a day! They loved it! 📚👍

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03/07/21

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Miss M Koker

Thank you for our copy of ’s new book! 📚💙💛 https://t.co/R4RCJDKE9u

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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

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

Stephen Hehir - Company Appointed

Appointed September 2019

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