Every local-authority-maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with the School Information (England) Regulations (2008), as amended by The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and 2016 and other relevant legislation including the Equality Act 2010: advice for schools and the Children and Families Act 2014.
On this page you will be able to find all of this information:
Aboyne Lodge JMI School
Etna Road, St Albans, Herts, AL3 5NL
Headteacher: Keith Smithard MA Ed.
Queries to Kirsten Landau, School Business Manager: email@example.com
SENCO: Ruth Clinton
School Opening Times
We have a soft start from Year 1 to Year 6, where children can arrive at school from 8:35am. All children are expected to be in class by 8:50am when registers close. Reception start at 8:50am The school day finishes at 3:15pm. A typical week at Aboyne Lodge is 32.5 hours
At Aboyne Lodge, we take the safeguarding of our children extremely seriously. This is outlined in our school Child Protection Policy and Online Safety Policy.
The local authority manages our admissions process, you can find out more about our school’s admission and appeal arrangements by clicking here.
You can find our most recent Ofsted report here: Aboyne Lodge 2018 .
Exam and Assessment Results:
Schools are not required to publish their exam and assessment results from 2020, 2021 and 2022 as these have not been published as performance measures by the Secretary of State. You can find our 2019 performance measures in the link below - these performance measures are not current. Despite not being added to league tables, Children did do National Curriculum Tests in 2022 & 2023. We have included our most recent results below for your perusal:
Please click on the link for the school and college performance tables.
You can find our school’s performance tables page here: School Performance Tables
You can find information about our curriculum on our curriculum pages here
In The SEND section below you can find links to our school’s accessibility plan, which outlines how we are complying with our duties in the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 by making the curriculum accessible for those with disabilities or special educational needs
Here you can find information about our school’s remote education provision.
Our behaviour policy complies with Section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and can be found below:
Pupil Premium, Pupil Premium + Looked After Children
PP strategy and Covid catch up info on here. Our Designated Teacher for Looked After and Previously Looked After Children is Rebecca Jones (Keith Smithard in her absence).
PE & Sports Premium
Sports premium impact assessment here
As public bodies, local-authority-maintained schools must comply with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017. The Equality Act 2010 and Advice for Schools provides information as to how schools can demonstrate compliance.
Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) Information
Aboyne is an inclusive school and we comply with our duties in the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 by making the curriculum accessible for those with disabilities or special educational needs. You can find more detailed information about our SEND offer here.
Our SENCo is Ruth Clinton (Working days Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays only.
You can contact her directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To better understand access to send support please visit:
Our complaints policy complies with section 29 of the Education Act 2002. You can find the policy here:
Governor Information and Duties:
For Governor information please visit our Governors page.
Here you can find a link to the webpage which is dedicated to our school on the schools financial benchmarking service
Charging and Remissions Policy:
You can find all the details on the uniform page
If you require a paper copy of any information on our website please contact the school office.