Establishment Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre

URN: 101396

Community special school

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Oakleigh Road North, Whetstone, London, N20 0DH
Local authority
Barnet (302)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs R Harding
Phase of education
Not applicable
School type
Community special school
Gender of entry
URN: 101396, DfE number: 302/7009
UKPRN: 10077044
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Not recorded
Ofsted rating
Outstanding (Last inspection: 12 June 2019)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Not applicable
No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Not applicable
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
Has Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
10 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder and SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Stephen Holt Appointed by GB/board 7 February 2008 8 June 2023


Name Appointed by From To
Ruth Harding Appointed by LA 1 September 2017 1 September 2025
Nicola Michelle Bennett Appointed by GB/board 9 November 2020 8 November 2024
Rachel Preston Elected by school staff 1 November 2020 31 October 2024
Sameerah Siddiqui Elected by parents 31 October 2016 30 October 2024
Nabil Dar Elected by parents 11 March 2020 10 March 2024
Gilbert Knight Appointed by GB/board 3 October 2002 8 June 2023
Jacqueline Silverman Appointed by GB/board 25 November 2009 8 June 2023
Moira Newton Appointed by GB/board 9 June 2015 8 June 2023
Jane Nicklin Appointed by GB/board 19 March 2018 18 February 2022
Sachin Rajput Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 1 February 2010 31 January 2022

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Shaun Saunders Governor Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 20 March 2017 19 March 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR)
Parliamentary constituency
Chipping Barnet
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Barnet 011
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Barnet 011A
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