Establishment Sir Thomas Abney School

URN: 100251

Community school

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Fairholt Road, Stoke Newington, London, N16 5ED
Local authority:
Hackney (204)
Ms Geraldine Fitzmaurice
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3 to 11
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
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URN: 100251, DfE number: 204/2795
UKPRN: 10077173
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 26 June 2019)
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
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Does not have a sixth form
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Special classes:
Has Special Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
SLCN - Speech, language and Communication
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Resourced provision
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Leonie Allister Appointed by LA 29/06/2020 28/06/2024


Name Appointed by From To
Geraldine Fitzmaurice Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2007 31/08/2031
Fiona Palmer Appointed by GB/board 12/03/2020 11/03/2024
Samuel Bettridge Elected by school staff 03/02/2020 02/02/2024
Theresa Owen Mathias Elected by parents 03/02/2020 02/02/2024
Lisa Beth Neidich Appointed by GB/board 13/07/2015 26/06/2023
Luisa Dornelas Elected by parents 16/11/2018 15/11/2022
Joanna Louise Macleod Appointed by GB/board 16/03/2017 15/03/2021
Kathryn Baldwin Elected by parents 01/02/2017 31/01/2021
Andrea O'Brien Appointed by GB/board 16/11/2016 15/11/2020

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Leonie Allister Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 17/06/2016 16/06/2020
Kathryn Edwards Governor Appointed by GB/board 16/06/2016 15/06/2020
Louisa Searle Governor Appointed by GB/board 16/06/2016 15/06/2020
Sarah Finch Governor Appointed by GB/board 13/07/2015 13/02/2020
Sharon Smith Governor Elected by parents 01/01/2015 31/12/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
Woodberry Down
Parliamentary Constituency:
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Hackney 003
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Hackney 003E

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