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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 -
Mrs Sue Coote Vice Chair Parent Governor 29/09/2014 -
Dr Sara Aguilar Staff Governor 20/11/2017 -
Mrs Susie Angus Community Governor 29/11/2021 -
Mr Graham Bonner Community Governor 02/10/2013 -
Mrs Charlotte Claydon Parent Governor 28/09/2020 -
Mrs Karen Connolly Community Governor 20/09/2022 -
Mr Matt Grimley Staff Governor 04/07/2016 -
Mr Julian Leigh Parent Governor 02/12/2019 -
Ms Helen Loughran Headteacher 01/09/2004 -
Mrs Wen Man Parent Governor 11/07/2022 -
Mr Michael Nicholas Parent Governor 28/09/2020 -
Mr David Paull-Wills Community Governor 29/09/2014 -
Mrs Gill Perkins Community Governor 03/09/2013 -
Dr Anastasia Vishnivetskaya Staff Governor 22/06/2015 -
Mr Philip Wilson Community Governor 29/11/2021 -
Ms Samantha Hebditch Company Secretary 01/08/2011 -
Mrs Nicola Willcocks Clerk 01/02/2024 -


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)
Mrs Susie Angus Dr Sara Aguilar
Mr Graham Bonner Mrs Charlotte Claydon
Mrs Wen Man Mrs Karen Connolly
Mrs Jackie Martin Mr Matt Grimley
Dr Ana Vishnivetskaya Mr Julian Leigh
Mr Philip Wilson Ms Helen Loughran
Mr Mike Nicholas
Mrs Gill Perkins

Designated Governors

Name Designation
Mrs Gill Perkins Health & Safety
Mrs Jackie Martin Governor development
Mr David Paull-Wills Child protection and inclusion
Mrs Gill Perkins Pupil discipline

Document Downloads

Document Title
Schedule of Governors' meetings 2023-24 Download
Governors' Declarations of Business Interests Download
Governors' Privacy Notice Download
Governors' Pen Portraits - a few words about each of us 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