Establishment High Beeches Primary School

URN: 117342

Community school

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Aldwickbury Crescent, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 5SD
Local authority:
Hertfordshire (919)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr Jonathan Walker
Phase of education:
School type:
Community school
Gender of entry:
URN: 117342, DfE number: 919/2437
UKPRN: 10069546
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Not applicable
Ofsted rating:
Outstanding (Last inspection: 01 March 2017)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
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No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Does not have a sixth form
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Not recorded
Not applicable
Closed date / Reason:
Not recorded
Not applicable
Special classes:
No Special Classes
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Type of resourced provision:
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Chair of governors

Chair of governors
Name Appointed by From To
Anita Maria White Appointed by GB/board 01/10/2020 21/07/2023


Name Appointed by From To
Michaela Jane Hancox Appointed by GB/board 27/11/2020 27/11/2024
Susan Hattam Appointed by GB/board 19/04/2016 18/04/2024
Kristian Gavan Parent appointed by GB/board due to no election candidates 01/01/2020 31/12/2023
Stephanie Clare Shewbridge Elected by school staff 17/09/2019 16/09/2023
Katharine Anne Baker Nominated by LA and appointed by GB 23/05/2019 22/05/2023
Rebecca Marvell Elected by parents 25/03/2019 24/03/2023
Mark McCormack Nominated by other body and appointed by GB 01/10/2018 30/09/2022
Chris Shankland Appointed by GB/board 26/09/2018 25/09/2022
Junn-Man Matthew Tang Appointed by GB/board 26/09/2018 25/09/2022
John Fellows Appointed by GB/board 01/09/2018 31/08/2022
Julia Higgins Appointed by GB/board 25/06/2018 24/06/2022
Jonathan Walker Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01/01/2019 Not recorded

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Anita Maria White Governor Appointed by GB/board 22/07/2019 30/09/2020
Julia Higgins Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 25/06/2018 30/09/2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
North-West London and South-Central England
Government office region (GOR):
East of England
St Albans
Harpenden East
Parliamentary constituency:
Hitchin and Harpenden
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
St Albans 002
Lower super output area (LSOA):
St Albans 002A

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