Establishment Furze Down School

URN: 110585

Community special school

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Verney Road, Winslow, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3BL
Local authority:
Buckinghamshire (825)
Mrs Alison Rooney
Age range: Help with age range field
2 to 19
Phase of education:
Not applicable
School type:
Community special school
Gender of entry:
URN: 110585, DfE number: 825/7023
UKPRN: 10015426
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Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 11 October 2018)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Not recorded
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Close date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
Has Special Classes
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Type of SEN provision:
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty, SLCN - Speech, language and Communication and ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision:
Not applicable
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Sheree Howard Appointed by GB/board 20/03/2017 19/03/2021


Name Appointed by From To
Alison Rooney Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 17/06/2016 16/06/2026
David Rasmussen Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2019 28/06/2023
Fatima Syed Appointed by GB/board 11/06/2019 10/06/2023
Clare Bourne Appointed by GB/board 21/03/2019 20/03/2023
Neil Udall Appointed by GB/board 09/06/2018 08/06/2022
Patricia Caulfield Appointed by GB/board 09/06/2018 08/06/2022
Rachel Loch Appointed by GB/board 09/06/2018 08/06/2022
Caroline West Elected by parents 02/05/2017 01/05/2021
Sheree Howard Elected by parents 30/04/2013 29/04/2021

Historic (left within last 12 months)

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Sarah Louise Watson Governor Elected by school staff 19/03/2016 18/03/2020
David Rasmussen Governor Appointed by GB/board 29/06/2015 28/06/2019
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
South East
Aylesbury Vale
Parliamentary Constituency:
Urban/Rural Description:
Rural town and fringe
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Aylesbury Vale 005
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Aylesbury Vale 005D

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