Establishment Gilbert Colvin Primary School

URN: 102805

Community school

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Strafford Avenue, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0TL
Local authority:
Redbridge (317)
Mr Mark Hemsley
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3 to 11
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School type:
Community school
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URN: 102805, DfE number: 317/2021
UKPRN: 10076614
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 27 February 2018)
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Carel Buxton Appointed by GB/board 13/07/2016 12/07/2020


Name Appointed by From To
Fatima Bibi-Mannan Elected by parents 15/01/2020 14/01/2024
James Clements Appointed by GB/board 15/10/2019 14/10/2023
Marianne Agwada Elected by parents 10/07/2019 09/07/2023
Rajpal Padam Appointed by GB/board 21/03/2018 20/03/2022
Ilyas Natha Appointed by GB/board 22/01/2018 21/01/2022
Kerry Simpkins Elected by parents 23/03/2017 23/03/2021
Kathryn Davey Elected by school staff 01/09/2016 03/08/2020
Mark Hemsley Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2019 Not recorded

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Pothumalli Govindarajan Governor Elected by parents 26/11/2015 25/11/2019
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
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Parliamentary Constituency:
Ilford North
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Redbridge 008
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Redbridge 008C

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