Establishment The Sherwood School

URN: 102646

Community school

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Abbotts Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1JP
Local authority
Merton (315)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Andriana Loizou-Samouel
Phase of education
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
URN: 102646, DfE number: 315/2074
UKPRN: 10080004
Establishment status
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 15 November 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision
Has Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Does not have a sixth form
Number of pupils
Open date
Not recorded
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not applicable
Special classes
No Special Classes
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Date last changed / confirmed
9 September 2021
Type of SEN provision
Type of resourced provision
Not recorded
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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
Jane Savill Appointed by GB/board 17 October 2016 16 October 2024


Name Appointed by From To
Antonia Palmer Appointed by GB/board 11 July 2021 10 July 2025
Aiden Mundy Appointed by GB/board 4 March 2021 3 March 2025
Andriana Loizou-Samouel Appointed by GB/board 5 December 2016 4 December 2024
Jane Savill Appointed by GB/board 17 October 2016 16 October 2024
Mike Brunt Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 20 January 2020 20 January 2024
Sue Thurlow Appointed by GB/board 19 May 2019 18 May 2023
Simbi Wickliffe Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 8 March 2019 8 March 2023
Tatyana Chunchukova Elected by parents 5 June 2018 4 June 2022
Lucinda Varchione-Francis Elected by school staff 12 March 2018 11 March 2022

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Catherine Parsons Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 June 2018 28 January 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
Pollards Hill
Parliamentary constituency
Mitcham and Morden
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
Census ward
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Merton 017
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Merton 017E
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