Walthamstow School for Girls

URN: 103103

Community school

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Church Hill, Walthamstow, London, E17 9RZ
Local authority:
Waltham Forest (320)
Ms Meryl Davies
Age range: Help with this field
11 to 16
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 103103, DfE number: 320/4072
UKPRN: 10015787
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 14 June 2018)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with this field
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Chair of governors

Name Appointed by From To
Gillian Barker Appointed by GB/board 22/10/2018 21/10/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Aktar Beg Appointed by LA 04/09/2018 03/09/2022
Rhys Morgan Elected by parents 01/03/2018 28/02/2022
Gya Niyazi Appointed by GB/board 06/12/2007 05/12/2021
Debbie Lewzey Appointed by GB/board 12/07/2017 11/07/2021
Jeroen Van Dinteren Appointed by GB/board 12/07/2017 11/07/2021
Lydia Sanderson Elected by parents 27/06/2017 26/06/2021
Nina Mikolajczyk Elected by parents 27/06/2017 26/06/2021
Graham Clifford Elected by parents 24/11/2016 23/10/2020
Ashesh Ramlagan Elected by school staff 17/06/2016 16/06/2020
Janeen Hayat Appointed by GB/board 12/05/2016 11/05/2020
Abisola Ifasawo Appointed by GB/board 14/05/2015 13/05/2019
Aneela Shah Elected by parents 23/03/2015 22/03/2019
Daniel Phelps Elected by parents 23/03/2015 22/03/2019
Meryl Davies Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2012 Not recorded

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Name Role Appointed by From To
Gillian Barker Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 22/10/2014 21/10/2018
Aktar Beg Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/09/2014 31/08/2018
RSC Region:
East of England and North-East London
Government Office Region:
Waltham Forest
Hoe Street
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
GSS LA Code:
Census Ward:
Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Waltham Forest 013
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Waltham Forest 013B

Age range

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School capacity

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