Central Foundation Boys' School (City Road) data

Central Foundation Boys' School is located in City Road, London and falls under the local authority of Islington. This boys only secondary school has 1,047 pupils, with a capacity of 828, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is voluntary aided school. The school has 77 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £43,561. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 4th February 2015 resulting in an outstanding rating.

Central Foundation Boys' School contact details

AddressCentral Foundation Boys' School
Cowper Street
City Road
HeadteacherMr Jamie Brownhill

About Central Foundation Boys' School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentVoluntary aided school
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date20th January 2022
School Capacity828
Number of Pupils1,047126% capacity
Number of Boys1,00396%
Number of Girls444%
Free School Meals (%)34.10%

Where is Central Foundation Boys' School?

Street AddressCowper Street
LocalityCity Road
PostcodeEC2A 4SH
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Central Foundation Boys' School on a map

Central Foundation Boys' School map (EC2A 4SH) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionLondon

Central Foundation Boys' School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Central Foundation Boys' School Ofsted reports from 3rd February 2015 (ITS453316) and 17th November 2010 (ITS335546).

Inspection numberITS453316ITS335546
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date3rd February 201517th November 2010
Inspection end date4th February 201518th November 2010
Publication date2nd March 20159th December 2010
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection4th February 2015
Ofsted RatingOutstanding
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Central Foundation Boys' School

Total Number of Teachers77
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)74.4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants15
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)9.4
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff17
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)15.2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio12.3
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£43,561

Central Foundation Boys' School administrative data

Establishment NameCentral Foundation Boys' School
Establishment Number4614
Unique Reference Number100458
Local AuthorityIslington
Local Authority Code206
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE09000019
Government Office RegionLondon
District CodeE09000019
Parliamentary ConstituencyIslington South and Finsbury
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaIslington 023
Lower Super Output AreaIslington 023D

Central Foundation Boys' School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date21st June 2023
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10001257
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Central Foundation Boys' School geodata


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