Establishment St Mary's Church of England High School (VA)

URN: 138360

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Lieutenant Ellis Way, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN7 5FB
Local authority:
Hertfordshire (919)
Mr Nicholas Simms
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11 to 19
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URN: 138360, DfE number: 919/5423
UKPRN: 10037675
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Ofsted rating:
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 18 September 2019)
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Religious character:
Church of England
Diocese of St Albans
Religious ethos:
Does not apply
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
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Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Chair of trustees

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Name Appointed by From To
Joseph Peter Illes Appointed by foundation/Trust 27/09/2019 26/09/2023
Louise Rachel Douglas Elected by school staff 01/07/2019 30/06/2023
Sarah Murphy Foundation/sponsor members 01/07/2015 30/06/2023
Nicola Jane Pace Foundation/sponsor members 24/06/2019 23/06/2023
Patricia Higgins Foundation/sponsor members 24/06/2019 23/06/2023
Nicholas Pigott Elected by school staff 23/04/2019 22/04/2023
Peter Leonard Chorley Foundation/sponsor members 17/01/2019 16/01/2023
Natasha Graham Appointed by academy members 05/01/2018 04/01/2022
Eugene Edward Hanshaw Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 22/07/2019 Not recorded
Nicholas Simms Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/09/2019 Not recorded


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David Morton Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 01/01/2016
Debbie Chilton Appointed by GB/board 22/06/2019
Eugene Edward Hansahw Ex-officio foundation governor (appointed by foundation by virtue of the office they hold) 22/07/2019
Janet Mackenzie Appointed by academy members 01/09/2016

Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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Nicholas Simms 01/09/2019 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
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Robert Latchford 01/07/2012 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Debra Chilton Chair of trustees Appointed by GB/board 22/06/2019 10/01/2020
Maureen Bruce Trustee Foundation/sponsor members 01/07/2015 30/11/2019
Nicola Smith Trustee Appointed by GB/board 05/01/2018 19/11/2019
Stephanie Benbow Trustee Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 19/04/2004 31/08/2019
Stephanie Benbow Accounting officer N/A 01/07/2012 31/08/2019
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
Rosedale and Bury Green
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Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Broxbourne 011
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Broxbourne 011A

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