Establishment Hertswood Academy

URN: 138747

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Cowley Hill, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 5LG
Local authority:
Hertfordshire (919)
Peter Gillett
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11 to 18
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Academy sponsor:
David Meller
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URN: 138747, DfE number: 919/4001
UKPRN: 10038621
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Requires improvement (Last inspection: 12 September 2019)
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Chair of trustees

Chair of trustees
Name Appointed by From To
Martin Doe Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024


Name Appointed by From To
Ann Harrison Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Joy Cox Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Richard Kirk Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2020 31/08/2024
Joshua Gavzey Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 03/03/2020 02/03/2024
Christine Wainwright Elected by school staff 15/11/2019 14/11/2023
Julie Smith Elected by parents 12/11/2018 11/11/2022
Fiona Blackwood Appointed by foundation/Trust 08/10/2018 07/10/2022
Elizabeth Longworth Elected by parents 22/11/2016 21/11/2020


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Accounting officer

Accounting officer
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Peter Gillett 01/01/2013 Not recorded

Chief financial officer

Chief financial officer
Name From To
Shelagh Musk 01/09/2012 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Tara Caruso Trustee Elected by school staff 12/11/2018 31/05/2020
Richard Elms Trustee Appointed by foundation/Trust 08/10/2018 24/01/2020
Christine Wainwright Trustee Elected by school staff 15/10/2015 14/10/2019
RSC Region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government Office Region:
East of England
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Urban/Rural Description:
Urban major conurbation
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Middle Super Output Area (MSOA):
Hertsmere 004
Lower Super Output Area (LSOA):
Hertsmere 004C

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