Francis Combe Academy

 

Contact Details

Address:
 Horseshoe Lane
 Garston
 Watford
 Hertfordshire WD25 7HW
Telephone: 01923 672964

School Type

Phase: Secondary and Sixth Form (ages 11-18)
Type: Academy sponsor led mainstream
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2009
History: This school arose from Francis Combe School and Community College
Trust: The Meller Educational Trust
Sponsor: David Meller

Staff and Pupils

Principal: Ms Debbie Warwick
Previous Headteacher: Nicky Williams
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 75.4 / 6.8
Non-teaching Staff*: 23.0
Number of pupils: 1147
Pupils Per Teacher: 15.2
Sex: Mixed (50% boys / 50% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 17.4% (low)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 6.2%
Local child deprivation rate: 12.0% (4km radius)
Proportion of White British pupils: 68.3%
White British pupils at 10 nearest schools: 51.5%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 6.0km

Location and Administration

Authority: Hertfordshire
Constituency: Watford
Electoral Ward: Woodside
School Number: 9196905

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 27th March 2019 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record
 
 

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