Establishment Abbeywood Community School

URN: 139067

Academy sponsor led

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New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SF
Local authority:
South Gloucestershire (803)
Headteacher / Principal:
Mr David Howe
Phase of education:
School type:
Academy sponsor led
Academy trust:
Academy sponsor:
The Olympus Academy Trust
Gender of entry:
URN: 139067, DfE number: 803/4000
UKPRN: 10039896
Establishment status:
Admissions policy:
Ofsted rating:
Good (Last inspection: 20 November 2019)
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Religious character:
Does not apply
Not applicable
Religious ethos:
No boarders
Nursery provision:
No Nursery Classes
Official sixth form:
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils:
Section 41 approved:
Not applicable
Open date:
Reason establishment opened:
01 January 2013
New Provision
Closed date:
Reason establishment closed:
Not recorded
Not recorded
Special classes:
Not applicable
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals: Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
Date last changed / confirmed:
27 January 2021
Type of SEN provision:
SLCN - Speech, language and Communication and ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision:
Resourced provision
Resourced provision number on roll:
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Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll:
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity:

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Chair of local governing body

Chair of local governing body
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
Claire Banks Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 01 September 2019 01 September 2023

Local governors

Local governors
Name Shared with Appointed by From To
David Howe Not recorded Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 01 January 2013 31 December 2023
Albert Gardiner Not recorded Elected by school staff 24 April 2018 24 April 2022
Neil Dix Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 06 December 2017 05 December 2021
Sian Betts Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 06 December 2017 05 December 2021
Steve Padgett Not recorded Appointed by GB/board 08 October 2017 08 October 2021

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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Scot Butcher Local governor Elected by parents 01 January 2017 31 December 2020
Matt Nolan Local governor Elected by parents 01 December 2016 01 December 2020
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region:
South-West England
Government office region (GOR):
South West
South Gloucestershire
Stoke Gifford
Parliamentary constituency:
Filton and Bradley Stoke
Urban/rural description:
(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code:
Census ward:
Middle super output area (MSOA):
South Gloucestershire 017
Lower super output area (LSOA):
South Gloucestershire 017B

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