Establishment The North School

URN: 118832

Community school

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This establishment closed on 31 December 2021. View details of linked establishments

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Address
Essella Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AL
Local authority
Kent (886)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Anna Lawrence
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
Community school
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 118832, DfE number: 886/4246
UKPRN: 10017237
Establishment status
Closed
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01233614600
Ofsted rating
Good (Last inspection: 27 September 2017)
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Religious character
Does not apply
Diocese
Not applicable
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
1141
Open date
1 January 1900
Reason establishment opened
Not applicable
Closed date
31 December 2021
Reason establishment closed
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Special classes
Has Special Classes
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25.3%
Date last changed / confirmed
31 December 2021
Type of SEN provision
SLCN - Speech, language and Communication
Type of resourced provision
Resourced provision
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Alan Barham Governor Appointed by GB/board 21 March 2018 30 December 2021
Helen Brown Governor Appointed by GB/board 11 May 2021 30 December 2021
Liesl York Chair of governors Appointed by GB/board 30 September 2019 30 December 2021
Lyn Greenfield Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 September 2020 30 December 2021
Neil Wickens Governor Appointed by GB/board 18 December 2019 30 December 2021
Rachel Gough Governor Appointed by GB/board 13 March 2019 30 December 2021
Richard Phillips Governor Elected by parents 18 December 2019 30 December 2021
Thomas Hay Governor Appointed by GB/board 1 October 2020 30 December 2021
Trevor Brenchley Governor Appointed by LA 18 December 2019 30 December 2021
Matthew Willerton Governor Elected by school staff 8 November 2018 7 November 2021
Jacqueline Spain Governor Appointed by GB/board 23 November 2017 15 July 2021
Helen Brown Governor Elected by parents 11 May 2018 10 May 2021
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Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-East England and South London
Government office region (GOR)
South East
District
Ashford
Ward
Furley
Parliamentary constituency
Ashford
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000016
Easting
601952
Northing
142258
Middle super output area (MSOA)
Ashford 005
Lower super output area (LSOA)
Ashford 005C
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Free school meals

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This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

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