Establishment The Hemel Hempstead School

URN: 117500

Foundation school

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Heath Lane, The Hemel Hempstead School, Heath Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1TX
Local authority:
Hertfordshire (919)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Neil Hassell
Phase of education:
School type:
Foundation school
Gender of entry:
URN: 117500, DfE number: 919/4005
UKPRN: 10003000
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Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 17 May 2016)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Open date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Type of resourced provision:
Not recorded
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Graeme Snell Elected by parents 01/10/2018 15/10/2022


Name Appointed by From To
Jon Young Appointed by GB/board 20/11/2020 20/11/2024
Anne Marcuson Elected by parents 30/09/2020 30/09/2024
Carol Felmingham Appointed by GB/board 06/05/2020 05/05/2024
Colin Lilley Elected by parents 01/12/2019 30/11/2023
Jonny Bugg Elected by parents 31/10/2019 30/10/2023
Andrew Pennycook Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 01/10/2018 16/10/2022
Graeme Snell Elected by parents 01/10/2018 15/10/2022
Lauren Rayner Elected by school staff 01/09/2018 27/09/2022
Sophie Masters Elected by parents 01/12/2017 14/12/2021
Joy Ferguson Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 31/08/2021
Paul Stanbridge Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 31/08/2021
Rebecca Rose Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2015 31/08/2021
Neil Hassell Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2018 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Steven Mansbridge Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 11/10/2017 11/10/2020
David Bell Governor Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2017 30/09/2020
Philip Rhoden Governor Appointed by GB/board 01/03/2017 30/09/2020
Carol Felmingham Governor Elected by parents 01/04/2016 28/04/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR):
East of England
Parliamentary constituency:
Hemel Hempstead
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
Dacorum 018
Lower super output area (LSOA):
Dacorum 018F

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