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All governors are members and trustees as per the articles of association.

Correspondence for the Chair of Governors should be sent to:

Mrs J Martin, Chair of Governors

c/o Freman College

Bowling Green Lane

Buntingford SG9 9BT

Freman College Governors

Name Role Date of appointment / resignation
Mrs Jackie Martin Chair of Governors Community Governor 01/09/2014 -
Dr Paul Jackson Vice Chair of Governors; Parent Governor 29/09/2014 -
Dr Sara Aguilar Staff Governor 20/11/2017 -
Mr Phil Baines Parent Governor 17/11/2017-
Mrs Carole Bennett Community Governor 27/09/2016 -
Mr Graham Bonner Community Governor 02/10/2013 -
Mr Mark Burchell Parent Governor 08/12/2014 -
Mrs Sue Coote Parent Governor 29/09/2014 -
Mr Matt Grimley Staff Governor 04/07/2016 -
Mrs Elizabeth Hinton Community Governor 29/09/2014 -
Mrs Susan Lankester Parent Governor 08/12/2014 -
Mrs Helen Littleford Community Governor 06/07/2015 -
Ms Helen Loughran Headteacher 01/09/2004 -
Mr Ian Palmer Community Governor 29/09/2014 -
Mr David Paull-Wills Community Governor 29/09/2014 -
Mrs Gill Perkins Community Governor 03/09/2013 -
Mrs Susan Prior Parent Governor 29/09/2014 -
Dr Anastasia Vishnivetskaya Staff Governor 22/06/2015 -
Mrs Jeannette Wright Parent Governor 03/02/2015 -
Ms Samantha Hebditch Company Secretary 01/08/2011 -
Mrs Dinah Tuck Clerk 01/09/2009 -


The Governing body delegates a number of its duties to two subcommittees.

Curriculum & Personnel Resources (Finance & Premises)
Mr David Paull-Wills (Chair) Mrs Sue Coote (Chair)
Mr Phil Baines Dr Sara Aguilar
Mr Graham Bonner Mrs Carole Bennett
Mrs Elizabeth Hinton Mr Mark Burchell
Mrs Susan Lankester Mr Matt Grimley
Mrs Helen Littleford Dr Paul Jackson
Mrs Jackie Martin Ms Helen Loughran
Mr Ian Palmer Mrs Gill Perkins
Dr Ana Vishnivetskaya Mrs Sue Prior
Mrs Jeannette Wright

Designated Governors

Name Designation
Dr Paul Jackson Health & Safety
Mrs Jackie Martin Governor development
Mr Ian Palmer Child protection and inclusion
Mrs Gill Perkins Pupil discipline

Document Downloads

Document Title
Schedule of Governors' meetings 2018-19 Download
Governors' Declarations of Business Interests Download
Governor Pen Portraits, September 2017 Download

Freman College - an academy trust

Freman College converted to academy status in August 2011 and as such is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, company number 07686458.

Our registered office is:

Freman College

Bowling Green Lane




Tel: 01763 271818

Further information can be found in the academy financial statements and annual report which can be accessed here: Financial statements

Leaders, including governors, have high ambitions for the college. They are restless to improve and have overseen significant developments in the quality of education since the last inspection.

Ofsted, November 2015