The governing body

The governing body

2017-18 Governor Attendance Record 

2018 Pecuniary Interests of the Governors

 Queries about the management of Sheringham High School and the progress of any individual child should be directed, in the first instance, to the form teacher or to the Headteacher. If you have any queries for the Governors or wish to let us know your views on the school please email the Clerk at

You can also give your views on Ofsted’s Parent View

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Christine Candlish, Chair of Governors

Christine Candlish has been the Chair of North Norfolk Academy Trust since 2016 and also chairs the Local Governing Body at Sheringham High School. Christine has also previously been a Governor of a primary school in Surrey. Christine is currently employed as the Managing Director of Victory Housing Trust. This role involves providing strategic and operational direction for Victory which owns and manages over 5,000 homes across Norfolk. She has worked in housing throughout her career and is also a qualified youth worker.  Christine is married with two children and one grandchild.  In her spare time, Christine enjoys gardening and photography and also loves to travel.

Gill Pegg

Gill Pegg, Community Governor

Gill Pegg has been a governor at Sheringham High School for more than 10 years and in that time was Chair of Governors for 5 years, and Chair of the North Norfolk Academy Trust for 2 years. Gill is now Vice Chair of NNAT. Prior to this, she was a governor and Chair of Governors at Holt Primary School. She has retired from working within the Strategy and Commissioning team of Children’s Services at Norfolk County Council. Gill has project management and leadership and management qualifications and extensive experience of Quality Assurance processes and Careers Guidance. She now enjoys bee keeping, sailing and gardening.



Andrew Richardson, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Richardson is the Executive Headteacher and CEO for the North Norfolk Academy Trust. He has overall responsibility for School Improvement within the Trust and is its Accounting Officer. Andrew is also the Headteacher of Sheringham High School and part of the Senior Leadership Team overseeing Stalham High School.

Alex Stewart

Alex Steward, Staff Governor

Alex Steward has been a Governor at Sheringham High School since 2013 and is employed at the school as the Library Manager and EPQ Supervisor.  Prior employment was in Local Government in London as the Statutory Complaints Manager for Housing and Social Services Departments in Barnet and Harrow.  


Kate Yabo

Kate Yarbo, Parent Governor

Kate qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 1992, and went on to gain qualifications in Child and Family Systemic Therapy in 1996. She is now an accomplished Senior Manager with over 22 years’ experience of leading organisations in both the Health and Social Care sectors. Her track record in Senior Management positions has led her on to the Board of Directors in 3 organisations.

Kate currently leads an organisation that provides specialist care and education to children who are either looked after, or unable to attend mainstream school. She is passionate about holistic approaches to child wellbeing and the importance of balance within young people’s lives

In her spare time Kate enjoys watching Rugby, surfing and running a charity supporting schools in Gambia – The Gambian Pencil Project.

Clive Hedges

Clive Hedges, Parent Governor

Clive Hedges is a Parent Governor at Sheringham High School. Clive was born in the Town and has worked as a local Sheringham Estate Agent all his career spanning 43 years, becoming a Partner in 2001. He is an active member of the Sheringham Salvation Army and Chairman of the Stable Door Christian Housing Trust for over 20 years providing housing for those unsuitably housed. He is currently Chairman of the North Norfolk Beach Runners, coaching assistant with North Norfolk Harriers Athletics Club and is a trustee of the Sheringham Social League.  Clive is married with two daughters attending Sheringham High School.


John Woollocombe

John Wollocombe, Community Governor

John Wollocombe is a Community Governor at Sheringham High School and a Trustee of North Norfolk Academy Trust. He is also a former Director of the Victory Housing Trust. He spent three years as an Army officer, fifteen years within the financial services industry and nine years within the social housing sector. John was a Director of Guinness Flight Asset Management Limited.

Constance Tyce

Constance Tyce, Community Governor

Constance Tyce has been a Governor at Sheringham High School for 25 years. She is also a Trustee of North Norfolk Academy Trust. Now retired, Constance’s professional career has included being a Primary Advisor for Norfolk’s Children’s Services. She has also been a Headteacher of a first school and Headteacher of a nursery school and Children’s Centre. Since retiring, Constance has worked for the National College of School Leadership as a mentor and assessor on one of their Leadership programmes.

Ian Savory

Ian Savory, Community Governor

Ian Savory is one of the Leaders of Lighthouse Community Church Sheringham. He is also a new Governor at Sheringham High School, joining the Local Governing Body in March, 2018. He brings with him 14 years of experience through being a Governor to two schools in Norfolk.

He is also a Police Chaplain for North Norfolk.

John Hannyngton

John Hannyngton, Vice Chair of Governors (Community Governor)

John moved to Norfolk over 20 years ago, after a career in educational travel, which he continued from here. He has been a governor at Hindringham Primary School for eight years and was heavily involved in the building of a new classroom for the school.

He is a relatively new governor at Sheringham High School. He has just become Vice Chair of Governors there and is looking forward to becoming more involved in the school.

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Rebecca Shepherd, Staff Governor

I have been teaching at Sheringham High School since 2002, based mostly in the Physical Education and History department.  I have held various roles including whilst at Sheringham including Head of PE and Head of House.  Outside of school I am actively involved in the local Netball community, playing and coaching in Norwich for Norfolk United at a local and regional level.  I also enjoy Skiing and travelling when I can.